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British Lightweight 4WD ‘jeep’ from 1958

• CATEGORIES: Airborne Lightweight Jeeps, Features, Magazine

Marc spotted this article about a 500lb lightweight airborne jeep-like vehicle from a post on Jalopnik. The vehicle was feature in the July 1958 issue of Popular Mechanics (pg 83). It demonstrates that the lightweight airborne program that started during WWII was still ongoing.

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One comment on “British Lightweight 4WD ‘jeep’ from 1958

  1. kerry

    from the looks of the ground clearance, I hope they are parachuting onto a parade grounds for the attack

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