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January 1943 Pop Mechanics Jeep Flies Target Plane

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A couple additional references to the jeep were made in the January 1943 issue of Popular Mechanics. You can see the online version at Google Books

1) Page 33: “Jeep Flies Target Plane to Help Gunner’s Aim”

Apparently, a plane was mounted to a jeep and driven across an open field.  I’ve never seen any other pictures of this.

1943-01-pg33-jeep-flies-target-plane

2) Page 64: Perhaps this is the first running model jeep? It certainly was an early one!

1943-01-pg64-model-jeep

 

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