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1941 Photo of Ford GP at Fort Custer on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Old Images

Nice shot of a Ford GP.

“941- Army engineers at Fort Custer test footbridge by driving Ford GP jeep across it. Photo measures approx. 7″ x 9″

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1941-05-14-fordgp-fort-custer1

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5 Comments on “1941 Photo of Ford GP at Fort Custer on eBay

  1. David Eilers Post author

    Yes, as early as February of 1941 (I have a 2/5/41 press photo with caption for example) the term was being used in the media. However, as early as the first few days at Holabird the term was applied to the Bantams according to court testimony from the mid 1940s.

  2. Mark S.

    Been raining all day in the Midwest, fortunately e-willys has a large variety of great posts today, sorry if excessive comments today.

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