The Green Fields of France

A sombre safari to the Somme battlefields with members of the Lightweight Land Rover Club

The seven Lightweights near the British cemetery at Sucrerie

Reminders of Britain’s nautical and military past are everywhere, even in our language. It doesn’t have to be particularly muddy underfoot at a summer sports event or vehicle show before someone likens it to ‘the Somme’ in an allusion to the mud of that World War One battlefield.

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