Back with a BANG!

The Capel Military show celebrated its tenth anniversary this year and was another resounding success, writes Tim Gosling

The International Harvester M5 High speed Tractor circuits the arena closely followed by one of the Sherman tanks
The 514 QM Truck Rgt group put on a superb display, here demonstrating a Diamond T-972 being loaded by the Traxcavator T7
The woods made a perfect backdrop for these three Airborne modified Jeeps and replica Horsa glider

The Capel Military Show in Dorking, Surrey, has grown considerably since its first incarnation in 2013 at Aldhurst Farm. Ten years later, the show had expanded to cover five fields and there were well over 500 military vehicles and 1,100 re-enactors, from 55 living history groups, in attendance.

What makes the Capel show such an attraction is the relationships the organisers have built with the Royal Artillery Museum at Larkhill and the REME museum at Lyneham, both of which took a selection of rare vehicles to display this year.

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