Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars

Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars

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The 1/4-ton, 4x4, truck of World War Two started out in the hands of the Infantry and a little company called American Bantam Car Company. Bantam worked with the Army's Quartermaster Corps to produce the pilot model that was accepted and then fulfilled their initial contract for 70 trucks. During testing of the pilot both Ford and Willys-Overland were invited to check out this new vehicle. The vehicles were studied in great detail. Soon, at their own expense, Ford and Willys-Overland submitted pilots for testing too. This book covers the production prototypes--Bantam BRC-40, Ford GP and the Willys MA.The trucks maybe for aquot;cargo, light repair, reconnaissance, dump, tank, cargo and dump, wrecking, or pick-up. ... aquot;Parts lists and maintenance manuals for the 1941, 1/4-ton, 4x4 Ford a€œGEEPa€ have been issued as TM 1100 and TM 1101.

Title:Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars
Author:Robert Notman - 2006-07-01


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