3 ton Bedford QL was one of the most popular british trucks during the years of WWII. The Prototype started road tests in February 1940. Afterwards the production of a typical light transport version started.
Apart from the basic transport version QLD, Bedfords QL also served as a light tractors for anti-aircraft cannons, infantry transporters - QLT, tip-carts - QLW, 6 tons semitrailers tractors - QLC and others. All together 52145 cars in the years 1941-1945.