Bikes that saw service during WW II
1941 ARIEL WN/G, 350cc
1941 W/NG with home made Bren gun carrier
1944 W/NG, 350cc
So I threw the M20 in a ditch and pinched the Adjutant’s Triumph !
Any time today……
Are we all on the same page?
M20 with Vokes air filter besides rear wheel-1944
A collection of M20’s-don’t miss the taillights or the chain and padlocks.
Two German paratroopers on captured M20,Crete-1943
“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”
1936 BSA M20, 500cc prototype
1939 WM20 (K-M20)
1944 infantry M20-15th Scottish Division
1st Welsh guard, Normandy-1944
1940 BSA M20
M20’s on the beach
M20, Belpasso Sicily 1943
M20 in Bhagdad, 1943
M20’s don’t need bridges…..
BSA M20 -Captured and used by Germans
BSA M20 in Dunkirk, 1940 (who says you need air in your tyres if you have an M20!)
BSA M20 and Norton Big4 in German scrapyard.
BSA WM20-British Naval Dispatch Rider
War time combo
Factory photo of BSA M20 1942
M20’s at the factory.
Despatch rider’on’ BSA M20
Germans inspecting M20 after Dunkirk, La Panne 1940.
Naval despatch rider on M20
Naval despatch rider
M20 despatch rider’s bike in the desert
Early M20 in German hands
M20 rider getting checked out
M20’s getting a final check.
Despatch rider M20 and Lee Enfield .303
Rarin’ to go…….
M20’s in the middle east ,1942
BSA M20 factory picture
Despatch rider awaiting orders
Phantom Reconnaissance Regiment
Yanks, poms and an M20-lets shake on that!
An M20 slogging away
M20 factory picture
M20 factory picture upturned tail pipe
M20 factory picture LHS with Vokes air filter on tank.
Trio on M20’s
Training on M20’s
Despatch rider on M20 ……
Despatch rider, France -1944
Flip side of the previous pic
Airborne-yellow stripe in the middle of the clutch case denotes the centre of gravity of the bike.
Australian soldiers with M20’s
Landing craft and M20
May 1941 Despatch rider
Carrier pigeons 1940
MP on M20-1943
Despatch riders in training.
Ain’t she lovely (Canadian)
Norton 16h with a census number on it’s tank
A 16h rider delivers the 8th army news to an armoured car in the desert
Roy Holtz riding into Germany on a Harley Davidson