The Daimler Dingo scout car was used as a liaison vehicle throughout the war although this particular model is the late war version . One of these maneuverable little vehicles was used on a daring reconnaissance mission behind German lines in 1944 t..
Armed with a 2lb high velocity gun and Besa machine gun, the Daimler first saw action in North Africa with the 11th Hussars. It was widely used in North West Europe, Italy and North Africa . Produced from 1942 onwards the vehicle was reliable and manoeuvrable and well liked by its crews, once causing a near mutiny within a reconnaissance unit in Italy when the Daimlers were going to be replaced with Staghounds. For the sake of unit morale the Daimlers were retained.
Produced in 1941 served in reconnaissance units of the Western Desert and Italy. Three man crew: driver, gunner, commander armed with one 15 mm and one 7.92 mm calibre Besa machine gun. About 440 units built..
Produced from 1942 , served with reconnaissance units in North West Europe and Italy. Three man crew: driver, gunner, commander armed with a US 37mm gun . About 2,000 units built.