“Bella” the 1945 MB Willys Jeep will be back with us at Armed Forces Day. Known at the go anywhere, do anything four-wheel-drive Jeep found itself in the heat of battle serving with Allied forces in virtually every theatre of the conflict during WW2.

This Willys Jeep was resored by Gbpanelcraft in 2022 and was taken to Utah beach in 2023 to commemorate D Day and to Bastogne by the previous owner.

The current owners volunteer for the Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre, Information about the airfield (which reopens on Good Friday and will stay open until the end of October) can be found here: https://www.southwestairfields.co.uk/page5.html
The museum is open Thursday to Sunday.

An interesting website showing the history of the Willys Jeep can be found here: https://www.jeep.co.uk/history/1940

Why not stop off and have a chat with Bella’s owners and find out a bit more about her history.