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1951 Photo of Kids Washing Jeep in Korea on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Ricepaddy Lou is the jeep’s name.

“1951 Press Photo Korean children help Buddy Jones to clean his jeep. This is an original press photo. Cpl. Buddy Jones of Cedar Rapids, Ia., enlists the help of eager Korean youngsters to get his jeep, “Ricepaddy Lou,” cleaned during a lull in battle. The children, who use empty ration cans to do the job, will be rewarded with some candy. Photo measures 9 x 6.25 inches. Photo is dated 5-1-1951.”

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