• MadMarek

    The Willys Jeep is known as one of the most versatile and widely used military vehicles in history. The Jeep was born out of the need for a light military vehicle capable of navigating difficult terrain while still being able to carry at least four, fully equipped troops and in some cases, towing light anti-tank guns or supply trailers. The first Jeep came into concept on June 27, 1940, while the war was already raging in Europe and North Africa. The American Quartermaster Corps Ordnance Technical Commitee, released the specifications for a new military vehicle, and set the deadline for a prototype on 22 July. While various designs emerged, the one the US Army took most interest in, was the Bantam prototype. This little vehicle, while not …

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