Khe Sanh Cruiser

Roger Jerram’s Vietnam War collection would not be complete without an M151A1 MUTT, famous for its first deployment in South East Asia

As well as packing the M151’s floor with ammunition boxes and sandbags the extra weight of the PRC 25 radio and R442 receivers and other equipment would help minimise roll-over accident

The military utility tactical truck (MUTT) saw its first action in Vietnam and the Korean de-militarised zone and was the last of the compact vehicles military veterans would refer to generically as “jeeps”. With more than 100,000 produced, this four-wheel drive truck would eventually go on to have a longer service run than all its predecessors - the World War Two Willys MB, Ford GPW, Korean War M38 and the M38A1 - put together.

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