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Welders on the Battlefield from Popular Science

• CATEGORIES: Features, Industrial-Welder-Generator, Magazine • TAGS: .

Here’s an interesting article in the May 1945 issue of Popular Science about welding on the battlefield that includes several references to using jeeps as portable welding units. There is a copy on eBay for only $5.99. Here are a couple images from the article:

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2 Comments on “Welders on the Battlefield from Popular Science

  1. Steve E.

    From what I’ve been told, you live day-to-day in war. And you have to be self-sustaining. I’m sure some units didn’t have the luxury of having a welder, and had to learn how to get by without one.
    **Steve E.**

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