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1942 “Roosevelt With Troops” Video

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This British Pathe video that John shared shows some early shots of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a jeep.

“Various shots of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt arriving in front seat of open jeep at an open tented army camp at unknown location in America. He inspects the camp in a jeep. President Roosevelt remains seated to watch march past.”


2 Comments on “1942 “Roosevelt With Troops” Video

  1. John Zinger

    The President and the General must be discussing what the “multiple” gear shift levers are for. General Patton uses his fingers, maybe, to show how the front wheel drive engages. Not sure but pretty cool. John

  2. SE Pennsylvania Steve

    Thanks, Dave. I guess the last president to ride in an open Jeep was Reagan.

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