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1951 Photo of Jeeps in Korea on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Photo shows at least four jeeps.

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“1951 Press Photo American Troops ride jeep to advance in the Korean Front. This is an original press photo. An American convoy,part of reinforcements being rushed to the front to stem advance of tank led North Korean forces, prepares to move forward Photo measures 7.25 x 8.5 inches. Photo is dated 3-2-1951.”




2 Comments on “1951 Photo of Jeeps in Korea on eBay

  1. Barney Goodwin

    Yea, I’m with Bob. There’s way more to this picture. I love details, and the details I see here are 4 Jeep loads of Navy officers and CPOs in tan khakis. Using my imagination, the one guy in the left rear of the front left Jeep is probably a civilian translator. And what started out as refurbished WW2 Jeeps (first in to Korea), now look pretty rough and missing parts – no B/O drive lights, vacuum lines (post war modification) all ripped out, spare tires gone, gun rack missing, etc. I can think of many scenarios this picture covers, none of which is heading towards tanks on the front.

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