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A staff car is a vehicle used by a senior military officer, and is part of their country's white fleet. The term is most often used in relation to the United Kingdom. Staff cars are often painted in camouflage colours, or plain black. In military organizations, a commissioned officer is a member of the service who derives authority directly from a sovereign power, and as such holds a commission from that power. ... White fleet refers to the non-combat specific vehicles of armed forces. ... Anolis caroliensis showing blending camouflage and counter-shading. ...


One example is the 1941 Buick Century Series 60, used during the Second World War. It was generally painted in khaki, with a white star on the front doors. For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Khaki, in British or European parlance, is a type of green tinged brown fabric, or the colour of such fabric. ...


The Dad's Army episodes The Captain's Car and The Making of Private Pike deal with staff cars, in the former case, the car was donated by a local aristocrat. Dad’s Army was a British sitcom about the Home Guard in World War II, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977. ...


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