KENNEWICK, Wash. - A Benton City man and a few of his friends with similar interests are heading to Portland later this summer. But they'll be swimming there in a 1942 GMC DUKW.
It's a boat and also a truck and goes on both land and water. The DUKWs were built for the military during World War II and could hold about 25 men at any one time.
John Engelke has a love affair with vintage military vehicles but his DUKW is his baby.
20,000 of them were built in the 1940's. Now, Engelke said there are only about 200 of them left that are restored like his.
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