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Follow Me Jeep

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John took photos of this good looking Follow Me Jeep at a recent show.

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1946 Photo of “Follow Me” Jeep in Japan on eBay

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Here’s an unusual follow me jeep sign.

“US Army Air Force Photo—-
From Ed Austin 71st A.E.S. WWII 1946-47 postwar occupation of Japan Photo Album,
stationed at Fukuoka, Honsu Japan, Ashiya AAB Cantonment
Ashiya Army Air Base
nice photo size 3″ x 4 1/4″”

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“Follow Me” Jeep in Gold Finger

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Rich spotted and snagged a clip of a “Follow Me” jeep from the James Bond Movie “Gold Finger”. It sure looks like that’s a M-38.

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Follow Me Jeep Pic from Lone Sentry

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Leo spotted this beautiful image of a Follow Me Jeep at Lone Sentry.

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Follow Me Jeeps Photos

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UPDATE:  Howard found this photo at warttimepress.com on the front of the October, 23, 1944 issue of Junior Scholastic.

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Leo was cleaning up his files and ran across this unusual “Follow Me” Jeep photo.  He couldn’t remember where he found it, so if you happen to know a source, let me know.

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As I looked for an originating source, I found a bunch more photos. I also learned that sometimes incoming gliders were moving too fast for the ‘follow me’ jeeps. In one case, instead of hitting the jeep, a glider tipped its wing upward to pass over the jeep, probably to the jeep driver’s surprise or relief. Here they are:

This was posted at the RAF Forum:

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Here’s one taken last summer and posted on Flickr from the Duxford Military Vehicles Day

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This one appeared at a 2004 Military Jeep Club of Queensland Swap Meet in Australia. This page is full of military jeeps, seeps, and more.

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This follow me jeep was posted at 20th century GI.  There are more links to different shots of it.

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This photo and article was published in the June 1944 issue of Popular Mechanics.

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Ant then, there is this priceless one from the Belgian MIlitary Vehicle Trust:

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A nice looking ‘Follow Me’ Slat Grille

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Jeremy found these images as part of a great folder of jeep images touring Facebook.  You can learn more about them at Brian’s Military Jeep site.

 
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Follow Me Jeep

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Here’s a great looking Follow Me Jeep with pics on Flickr from MrBigDog2K.

 
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Another Follow Me Jeep Pic

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I found the original of this on eBay for sale (though the sale had expired).

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