[rescue] OT: Re: Sun crushes the used Sun market

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Wed Jun 29 14:56:21 CDT 2005

" From: Isaac <isaac at pobox.com>
" Interestingly, Mitsui and Showa built DC-3's for the Imperial Japanese
" Navy as the L2D(1,2,3,4) during WWII, having purchased a license and
" patterns from Douglas in 1938.

ironic!  like both spads and fokkers being powered by the same lerhone
gnome rotary in ww1.  licensed swedish production supplied the

so some of the 'dc3s' in se asia are probably really l2ds...

now back to land rovers -- they were of course britain's answer to the
army jeep, as tough as an old boot and about as pretty.  france's
answer was licensed production of the mb, by hotchkiss, until the
early '60s iirc.
Andrew Hay                                  the genius nature
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