View Full Version : looking for a pic of wwII Can soldiers with a bicycle rigged to a washing machine

Dennis O'Reilly
11-17-2011, 09:31 PM
My dad was in the 2nd med reg RCA (1 Canadian AGRA) Landed Sicily 25 Oct 43( oper Timberwolf I believe) Then thru italy & in NWE 12 Mar 45 ... As a child I recall seeing a picture in a book - of him , during wwII sitting or standing near a jury rigged washing machine .. they had hooked up a bicycle to drive the wash machine - :)would like to find that pic

Thanks Dennis O'Reilly

01-02-2012, 12:50 PM
This sort of contraption has been common for decades. Just this... no... last year there were reports of a student engineering project patenting a new version.

Without knowing the name of the book, I fear success to your endeavour requires someone else having seen and remembered that very image.