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Old 02-22-2013, 03:07 PM   #1
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Harley's in South Africa during WWII

Just before WWII, the US Army and Navy ordered a number of militarized Model U's from Harley. By the time WWII, the US Military had decided that the solo WLA would be a better machine for wartime operations. That would have been the end of the military model U, but the South African military ended up buying a little over 1500 units for their motorcycle forces and these machines saw a lot of action all over Africa.

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Old 02-22-2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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Great readin! thanks for the link.

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