TAM 110T7BV

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TAM 110T7BV In 1947, Tovarna Automobilov Maribor (TAM) started manufacturing Praga trucks under licence at Marburg, in the former Yugoslavia. By 1957. TAM had become the largest motor manufacturer in Yugoslavia, and the Praga had been phased out in favour of a range of TAM- designed civilian and military 4×2, 4×4 and 6×4 trucks using licence-built KHD (Deutz) diesel engines. The […]

Willys. Ford. Kaiser Jeep. AM-General. M151

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Willys. Ford. Kaiser Jeep. AM-General. M151 In March 1951, the Ford Motor Company started design work for a new Jeep-lypa vehicle, initially known as the XM151. It was intended to offer reduced weight when compared to its predecessors, combined with maximum cross-country capabilities, high flotation, air-drop capability and ease of maintenance. The production vehicle, introduced into service from 1960, was […]

Willys MB

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Willys MB n 1940, Willys-Overland, American Bantam and Fond had all contributed prototypes to the US Quartermaster Corps (US QMC) project to develop a light reconnaissance car, In late 1940, following trials at Camp Holabird and elsewhere, officials at the Army and the US QMC appeared unable to make up their mind as to which of the three vehicles offered […]

Ward LaFrance Model 1000

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Ward LaFrance Model 1000 The US Army’s first heavy wrecker was produced by Marmon-Herrington in 1935, with small numbers supplied by Corbitt from July 1937, The design was standardized as “truck, wrecking, heavy, M1H and Ward LaFrance and Kenworth received contracts for 69 and 300 vehicles respectively. Similar in design and appearance, the vehicles featured a Continental petrol engine, Fuller […]

Stewart & Stevenson FMTV

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Stewart & Stevenson FMTV Prototypes for what the US Army was describing as the ”Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles” (FMTV) were produced by three companies towards the end of the 1980s – the Tactical Truck Corporation (a consortium formed by General Motors and Bowen-McLaughlin-York), Teledyne Continental and Stewart & Stevenson. Following extensive trials, the Texas- based Stewart & Stevenson company […]

Oshkosh M1070

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Oshkosh M1070 In 1990, the Oshkosh Truck Corporation delivered the first prototype to the US Army of the M1070 “Heavy Equipment Transporter” (HET) which was intended to replace the company’s earlier M911 tractor, Production began in the spring of 1992 and a total of 1,600 examples were completed. The Ml070 was a massrve tractor, rated lor a gross train weight […]

Pacific TR1 “Dragon Wagon”

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Pacific TR1 “Dragon Wagon” Better known as the “Dragon Wagon”, the Pacific Car & Foundry TR1 was one of the largest vehicles of World War II. Unhappy with the Diamond T Models 980. 981, which had been produced tor the British, the US Army developed the TFS1 as a replacement. The armoured cab made the TR1 suitable for use as a […]

Jeffery Model 4017 Quad

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Jeffery Model 4017 Quad Thomas B. Jeffery started building the 2-ton Quad truck in 1913, and the US Army and Marine Corps were among the first customers, vvith many seeing service during the Mexican War, The Quad drove, steered and braked on all lour wheats. Despite the use of cast- steel wheels and solid rubber tyres, this represented a considerable […]

Jeep CJ10A

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Jeep CJ10A The Jeep CJ10 was introducd in 1981, and remained in production until 1986. It was available with a choice of diesel or petrol engines, ccupled to a four-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission and two-speed transfer box. In the mid-1980s, PSI Mobile Products produced 1.500 examples of a CJ10-based short-wheelbase tractor for the US Air Force. Designated CJ10A. […]

GMC CCKW-352. 353

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GMC CCKW-352. 353 Known as the ‘deuce-and-a-half or the “Jimmy”, the GMC 27i-lon 6×6 was probably the most significant US truck of World War II. And, with a total of some 562,750 produced, it was also the second most numerous vehicle of the war. beaten from the top spot only by the Jeep. The ‘”Jimmy1‘ served in every theatre of the […]