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1947 Photo of Boy and Jeep Japan on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Interesting bumper on jeep.

“1947 US Army Officer Son Drives Midget Car by Jeep Osaka Japan Press Photo”

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Photos from Don Pratt Sedona Jeep Tours

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The 1966 Volume 12, No. 5, issue of Jeep News featured these photos from Don Pratt’s Pink Jeep Tours from Sedona, Arizona. The company now offers tours in four Arizona locations.

According to this site, Pink Jeep Tours is the oldest continuously operating Jeep Tour Company in the United States. It was started in 1958 by a Sedona Realtor named Don Pratt, who would drive clients to see homes at Broken Arrow Estates. The Broken Arrow tour is the original Jeep tour and is still today the most popular tour in Sedona.Why did he make the jeeps pink? Mr. Pratt got the idea while visiting the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Waikiki Beach, where everything was pink.


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WWII Photos from Charles

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Charles forwarded a variety of jeep images.


Paddy Mayne and SAS May 1945


John Coleman


Can you imagine driving through that?


Well hidden jeep.


British forces D-day — jeep has some interesting mods.


Valkenburg, Holland


Valkenburg, Holland


Marine Corp in Holland


Marine Corp in Holland


Watching planes take off.

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1944 Article about Navy Jeep at Haskel University

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

A February 9, 1944, issue of the Lawrence Journal-World featured a story about a US Navy jeep rides used to raise money for the purchase of jeeps for the military.


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1944 Photo of WWII Brazilian Troops in Jeeps on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

UPDATE: This is back on eBay.

“1944- Brazilian troops line up in jeeps at School of Motor Mechanization where students are given training courses beofre going on active duty.”

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1944 Photo of Abandoned Jeep in Germany

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

The Spokane Daily Chronicle shared the sad photo of this abandoned jeep.


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1942 Photo of Soldiers in Egypt

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

The June 28, 1942, issue of the Spokesman-Review featured this photo. It shows Master Sergeant Kindle Walston of Louisville, KY, driving his buddies in a jeep somewhere in Egypt.


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1943 Photo of Ford GPA in Tunisia

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPA (SEEP), Old Images, Old News Articles

This photo depicts a Seep acting as an ambulance in Tunisia. The photo was published on March, 29, 1943, in the Spokane Daily Chronicle.


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Call of the Wild Jeep Article

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPA (SEEP), Magazine, Old Images, Old News Articles

The November 1953 issue of Cars magazine contained this two page article. Note the jeep on the lower right of page 2. See the rear extension box. It’s got a matching cover that connects with  soft top.

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This issue of Cars Magazine had a few more jeep references. Below are short descriptions  of an electric seep, a photo of right hand CJ-3Bs used by the Post Office, and a look at the rolligon.


This short article shows one way to float a Mighty Mite.


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1957 FC-170 Press Photo on eBay

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677, Features, Old Images

UPDATE: This new photo on eBay seems to be a companion press photo to the one at the bottom. Both have the same release dates.

“1957 Press Photo Forward Control Jeep FC 170 Willys Motors Inc
This is an original press photo. The new four-wheel drive vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating of 7,000 pounds, greatest capacity yet engineered into a “Jeep” vehicle.Photo measures 10 x 8.25inches.”

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1946 Photo of Jeep from Manila

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles • TAGS: .

This photo shows a MB/GPW that’s got a stretched rear. There’s no obvious indication an extension was tacked onto the back of a standard body. It was published in the May 7, 1946, issue of the Spokesman Review.


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1944 Photo of Young Girl in Mini-Jeep at Airport on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, Old Images

This is an interesting story.

“1944 Press Photo Joy Ann Touring Ramp at Washington National Airport in Her Jeep”

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1947 Photo of Police and Jeeps on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, Old Images

This is a cool photo. Is that the Cleveland police?

“1947 Press Photo Part of new Police jeep patrol – cva73620
This is an original press photo. Photo measures 10 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 09-09-1947.”

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1966 Jeep-o-Rama outside Denver

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Racing • TAGS: .

This article from the Volume 12, 1966, issue of Jeep News highlights nineteen year-old Donnie Beyer’s win at the Jeep-O-Rama near Denver.


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1944 Photo of Armored Jeep in Holland **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Great armored jeep photo. Left to right is Sgt. Arthur Sandbank (At gun) from Brooklyn, 1st Sgt. Allen McGauley (Driver) from Elyria, Ohio, and T/5(?) Clifford E. Kennedy from Antes Fort, PA.

“1944- U.S. 82nd Airborne paratroopers, and their mascot dog “Dutchy”, set out on a reconnaissance mission in Nijmegen, Holland, in an armored jeep.”




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Photo of 107th Calvary & Slat Grilles on ebay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Where does he put the saddle?

“1942- Private David Gore of the U.S. 107th Cavalry Regiment looks confused to find jeeps instead of horses in the stalls of barn at Fort Ord. Press photo.”

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Dutch Army M-38A1 Photos

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images

Charles shared a variety of Dutch Army photos with M-38A1s in them.

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1944 Photo of Jeep in Paris

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

The Prescott Evening Courier published a photo and story about soldiers entering a freed Paris in 1942.


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1942 Photo of Jeeps Rolling into C-46

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

I thought I’d published an original press photo of this one. The Spokane Daily Chronicle shared this photo in its July 31, 1942, issue. It shows Jeeps rolling into a Curtiss Commando C-46.


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Dame Vera Lynn and Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Women & Jeeps

Roberto Flores let me know that British singer Dame Vera Lynn’s birthday was on the 20th of March. She had some experience in jeeps during the war. Given the number of men surrounding her in the jeeps, she was very popular. I particularly like the guy with the hat and mustache in photo 2.

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1964 Photo of the Last Chancer on eBay

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I’ve got more information about this jeep train called the Last Chancer from Helena, Montana, here.

“Original Vintage Snapshot Photo Jeep Powered The Last Chancer Tourist Steam Train Helena Montana dated 1964. Size is 3.5×5 inches.”

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1945 Photo of Reconditioned Jeeps in Belgium on eBay

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Just throw a couple jeeps in a net and lift them!

“1945- UNRRA workers watch as the first of 94 reconditioned jeeps are unloaded from the SS SAUMON in Antwerp, Belgium. ”

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1943 Photo of Mott School Kids w/ Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

The 1943 Christmas Day issue of The Afro American featured a photo of kids from the Mott School in Washington surrounding a jeep that had been driven into the auditorium. The school had just concluded a war bond drive. There’s no mention of how successful the bond drive was.


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Camel Cigarette’s Jumpin Jeeps Ad

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

This ad appeared on page 3 of the Daily News out of Middlesboro, Kentucky, on April 20, 1942 and the Wilmington Morning Star on April 21, 1942.


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The Willys War News Vers 3, #3 **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** was on eBay

“VTG Willys War News July 16 1945 Special Postwar Preview Edition Jeep V3 #3 N”


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