Tags » DUKW

Soup of This Day #369: 'Cos I Ain't The Way You Found Me

A Ferarri F12berlinetta. It’s alright, but it doesn’t float in water – Photo: Nan Palmero, 2012. Nan Palmero is not affiliated with Longworth72. Image cropped by Longworth72. 1,136 more words

Soups Of These Days

Pfc. Bill Jordan served aboard landing craft at Iwo Jima

Bill Jordan and Dick Boos were Marine Corps buddies. Jordan was a “DUKW,” landing craft, driver and Boos a medic.

Jordan survived World War II. Boos didn’t. 1,643 more words

World War II

How Much Is That Duck Boat In The Window?

Having warmed up by purchasing a cigar-store statue that was apparently speaking to him on a San Francisco street earlier this year, Red Sox pitcher… 241 more words

History of the "Duck Boat", an Amphibious Vehicle

The DUKW was designed by Rod Stephens Jr., Dennis Puleston, and Frank W. Speir. Developed by the National Defense Research Committee and the Office of Scientific Research and Development, it was initially rejected by the armed services. 82 more words


Plastic Duck

This Lego DUKW World War II amphibious truck is certainly more fun than a yellow bath toy, although it probably doesn’t float. The real thing does though, hence the ‘Duck’ nickname. 58 more words