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280 items in this album on 14 pages.

A Jeep being loaded into the sizeable fuselage of a C-46 Commando cargo plane, while another waited to be driven up the ramp, Mar 1942In a public relations event, three Jeeps climb the steps of the State Capitol building, Albany, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1942.
A Jeep being loaded into the sizeable fuselage of a C-46 Commando cargo plane, while another waited to be driven up the ramp, Mar 1942In a public relations event, three Jeeps climb the steps of the State Capitol building, Albany, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1942.
US Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.A Jeep packed with mortar shells, a mortar tube between the seats, and the mortar plate on the floor, New Caledonia, 1942.
US Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.A Jeep packed with mortar shells, a mortar tube between the seats, and the mortar plate on the floor, New Caledonia, 1942.
Willys MA jeep at the Desert Training Center, Indio, California, United States, Jun 1942Wounded from Battle of Midway being offloaded from a C-53 variant of C-47 aircraft at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Jun 1942; note Jeep and WC-9 ambulance
Willys MA jeep at the Desert Training Center, Indio, California, United States, Jun 1942Wounded from Battle of Midway being offloaded from a C-53 variant of C-47 aircraft at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Jun 1942; note Jeep and WC-9 ambulance
Capt TI Gellibrand and Lt JT Cook with the Australian 24th Infantry Brigade HQ, and Lt ET Pearce use the hood of a Willys MB Jeep to check a map, west of El Alamein, Egypt, 19 Jul 1942Willys MB Jeep in the service of Australian 2/48th infantry battalion in Egypt
Capt TI Gellibrand and Lt JT Cook with the Australian 24th Infantry Brigade HQ, and Lt ET Pearce use the hood of a Willys MB Jeep to check a map, west of El Alamein, Egypt, 19 Jul 1942Willys MB Jeep in the service of Australian 2/48th infantry battalion in Egypt's western desert, 20 Jul 1942
British Army Major Vladimir Peniakoff posing with a Jeep en route to Barce, Libya, early Sep 1942; note Vickers K twin machine gunGerman troops in a vehicle observing a prairie fire near Stalingrad, Russia, 23 Sep 1942
British Army Major Vladimir Peniakoff posing with a Jeep en route to Barce, Libya, early Sep 1942; note Vickers K twin machine gunGerman troops in a vehicle observing a prairie fire near Stalingrad, Russia, 23 Sep 1942
Jeep crossing a coconut tree log bridge over the Bonegi River, Guadalcanal, late 1942Jeeps, Guadalcanal, late 1942
Jeep crossing a coconut tree log bridge over the Bonegi River, Guadalcanal, late 1942Jeeps, Guadalcanal, late 1942
US Army Jeeps driving up Wright Road toward the area of the Japanese Gifu strongpoint on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942.LGen Thomas Holcomb (left front), Col Merritt Edson (right rear), and MGen Alexander Vandegrift touring Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942
US Army Jeeps driving up Wright Road toward the area of the Japanese Gifu strongpoint on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942.LGen Thomas Holcomb (left front), Col Merritt Edson (right rear), and MGen Alexander Vandegrift touring Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942
US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts.During a Rest & Relaxation period, United States Army personnel pose for keepsake photographs in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt, 13 Dec 1942.
US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts.During a Rest & Relaxation period, United States Army personnel pose for keepsake photographs in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt, 13 Dec 1942.
A Jeep loaded with radio and telephone equipment being used as a forward command post for a US Army artillery division, Territory of Alaska, 1943Ford GPA amphibious jeep, Fort Carson, Colorado, United States, early 1940s
A Jeep loaded with radio and telephone equipment being used as a forward command post for a US Army artillery division, Territory of Alaska, 1943Ford GPA amphibious jeep, Fort Carson, Colorado, United States, early 1940s
Ford GPW radio communications Jeep in operations in North Africa, 1942-1943Heavily armed and specially modified jeep of British L Detachment SAS, North Africa, early 1943, photo 1 of 5
Ford GPW radio communications Jeep in operations in North Africa, 1942-1943Heavily armed and specially modified jeep of British L Detachment SAS, North Africa, early 1943, photo 1 of 5

280 items in this album on 14 pages.

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