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Entering service with the British Army in 1966, the FV620 Alvis Stalwart (or 'Stolly') was six wheel's worth of pure hell on the highway - or the river should it take your fancy. Basically a floating five tonner, this beastie was straight out of Thunderbirds.

Urban Myths

The stolly is the subject of 2 legendary tales involving soldiers from the old BAOR:

  • Lance Corporal Andy Bray, formerly of the RCT stole one and then drove it across the low countries before eventually being halted by a volley of Belgium police fire. Full details here.

Non Urban Myth

  • Did see the beast dragging in a dead FV432 after an Active Edge Crash-out farting out a billion tons of carbon to extend the ol'e military footprint.

External links

Wikipedia Article

Photos on Flickr