MV Spotlight: G-843 ‘Mighty Mite’

by David Doyle The Mighty Mite was developed by Kansas City-based inventor Ben Gregory in 1946-47. Gregory soon formed Mid-America Research Corporation, or MARCO, and enlisted the help Harold Crist, Ralph Turner, Frank McMillan, and Chet Hemphling. These four men … More »

Is Olive Drab the New Black?

Last May, a lot of media outlets were carrying a story that was titled something like, “Are Classic Military Vehicles a Collector’s Bargain?” Written by an insurance company, the story was picked up and repeated in various outlets. As recent … More »

Venerable Jeep

The Jeep: A landmark in motorized vehicle design and engineering typified by reliability, excellent performance, and durability. Powered by the famous “Go Devil” engine, the Jeep became synonymous with the American war effort. More than 600,000 were produced for the … More »