How the Club Name and Logo Came About

After the club became independent of the M.V.T, it became obvious that the club would need a new name and logo. It was suggested by the late Chris Davies that we use the picture of a landing craft with the front open and the committee agreed to give this a try, which was fine until… Read More »

Trip to Belgium

Members of the club recently traveled to Belgium to tour the various sites and museums dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge.

Club Report – August 2018

We had a lovely evening at the last club night held on the 28th August. Firstly a cheque was presented to Hounds For Heroes for £1,500 and the founder and Vice-Chairman of the charity Allen Parton paid us another visit to receive the cheque, it was lovely to see him again and of course hebrought… Read More »

Club Report – April 2018

For our April Club night, we had Allen Parton give us a talk on the charity ‘Hounds For Heroes’ which is the main charity we are supporting at this years, Overlord Show. Allen spoke of his life and how having his dogs had brought him back a life after his terrible brain damage and how… Read More »

Club Report – February 2018

On 27th February we held our club night at Waltham Chase village hall and for this months meeting we had a real treat as our speaker was Dr. Philipp Elliot-Wright, Deputy Head of School, Course Leader – LLM Programme, Senior Lecturer, Higher qualifications, BA Law (University of Westminster) MA War Studies (Kings College London) LLM… Read More »

Club Report – December 2017

The 28th December was possibly one of the coldest nights of the year but that didn’t put off 32 members coming to the club night. The club hall is well heated so that helped. Dave was the first to arrive as he usually is and made tea and coffee for us all.Paul did a quiz… Read More »

Speakers for 2018

In 2018, We are hoping to have guest speakers on the following topics; Hounds for Heroes (The lead charity of Overlord Show 2018). Allen Parton, the founder of Hounds Heroes to come along to a club night to give us a talk on the charity. A 10-year-old boy’s view of the Second World War in… Read More »

Lunch Club

We will be starting a monthly Lunch Club. This will provide an opportunity for to socialise outside of the normal meetings. The first venue will be the Langbrook Farm Inn at 11.45 on Wednesday 10th January. Be there on time if you want us to sit together. To find the pub, turn off the A27… Read More »

Visit Report – Hounds for Heroes

Shortly after advising Hounds for Heroes that they have been chosen as one of the club’s sponsored charities for 2018, an invitation was received from them to attend one of the charity’s open days early in November.The number able to attend was very limited and unfortunately, a general invitation to the club was not possible.Denise… Read More »

40 Years Service

At our November club night, a presentation was made to Don and Denise. Don has had an interest in WW2 vehicles for many, many years and around 1976/78 he joined the Solent branch of the MVCG (The Militaryvehicle Conservation Group) which later became the MVT. Note that our club was started around 1967/8 some 50… Read More »