Like a DUKW to Water

Vicky Turner takes a closer look at the DUKW, an amphibious vehicle synonymous with the D-Day landings

A high capacity bilge pump system was designed with the intention of keeping the craft afloat even if it had been punctured by holes up to 2in (50mm) diameter

‘To retain the versatility of the DUKW, the cargo compartment was kept very simple’

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