Canadian Soldiers Run to Mercedes G-Wagen for Cover

Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan are thanking the hell out of the Crown for replacing a fleet of 20-year-old Iltis jeeps with armored Mercedes G-Wagens. The old jeeps — based on a VW design — were phased out amid outrage over the loss of several soldiers to suicide bombers and land mines that made quick work of the… » 10/07/05 1:38pm 10/07/05 1:38pm