TL1998 : DUKW at Peterborough Cathedral for Armed Forces Day

taken 2 months ago, near to Peterborough, Great Britain

DUKW at Peterborough Cathedral for Armed Forces Day
DUKW at Peterborough Cathedral for Armed Forces Day
This DUKW six-wheel-drive amphibious military vehicle was on display in the grounds of Peterborough Cathedral to mark Armed Forces Day in June 2019. A total of 21,147 DUKWs - nicknamed "ducks" - were manufactured by General Motors Corporation (GMC) between 1942 and 1945. They were used by the U.S. military in the Second World War and the Korean War. This particular example (no. P5576328) was restored to commemorate the 75th. anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6th., 1944.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 June, 2019
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Religious sites  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Defence, Military  People, Events 
Cathedral (from Tags)
Peterborough 
Place (from Tags)
Peterborough 
Primary Subject of Photo
Military Vehicle 
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Armed Forces Day 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1929 9863 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.3451N 0:14.4739W
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