Family release crash driver’s unfinished text as warning to others

It was most definitely a hilarious story in the written word, and yes saw the MythBusters episode (but had forgotten about it). Thanks for the refresher.
Rocket powered car? PAH!

How about a rocket assisted Universal Carrier?

"The Rocket Egress Assisted Carrier Trial:
A project of the Specialised Armour Development Establishment, who were working on using rockets to unditch bogged heavy armoured vehicles c.1946, and found the carrier a handy test-bed...

Perhaps surprisingly... the trials were said to be a success.
When only one sides rockets initiated... the obvious happened:

And I never knew they could get LSD back in those days - what were they thinking???

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