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Bedford QLD
Bedford QLD GS (1941) owner Fred Hughes pic2.JPG
A QLD on the War & Peace 2010
Type GS cargo truck
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Service history
Used by British Armed Forces
Wars World War II
Specifications
Weight 7,225 lb (3,277 kg) (empty)
15,400 lb (6,985 kg) (loaded)
Length 5.99 m (19 ft 8 in)
Width 2.26 m (7 ft 5 in)
Height 10 feet / 2.54m
Crew 1 + 11 passengers

Armour none
Engine Bedford, 6-cyl 3,519 cc (214.7 cu in) petrol
72 hp (54 kW)
Payload capacity 3 tons
Suspension Wheel, 4x4
Operational
range
156 mi (250 km)

The Bedford QLD was the GS (general service) cargo truck version of the QL series of truck, manufactured by Bedford Vehicles, for use by the British Armed Forces in World War II.

History

The Bedford QL was in production from 1941 to 1945. About 52,250 were produced in total. The QLD was the most numerous version in the series.

Variants

References

Bart Vanderveen (1989) 'Historic Military Vehicles Directory'

External links

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