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The Humber was an armoured car that was widely used by the British during World War II. Three thousand six hundred fifty two were built.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Honoured: the WW1 pigeons who earned their wings

Honoured: the WW1 pigeons who earned their wings A new exhibition highlights the contribution made by messenger pigeons in both world wars, when they were credited with saving thousands of lives and altering the course of battles. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/10566025/Honoured-the-WW1-pigeons-who-earned-their-wings.html

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MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 14789) Belgian armoured motor car in the Square at Ostend, 10th October 1914.

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1960 Ferret armored assault car... I mean, "practical" just depends on what you want you're trying to accomplish, right?

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An iron Kyo-sukashi tsuba Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century

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