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Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars by Robert Notman
  

Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars

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Bantam, Ford and Willys-1/4-Ton Reconnaissance Cars by Robert Notman

The 1/4-ton, 4x4, truck of World War Two started out in the hands of the Infantry and a little company called American Bantam Car Company. Bantam worked with the Army's Quartermaster Corps to produce the pilot model that was accepted and then fulfilled their initial contract for 70 trucks. During testing of the pilot both Ford and Willys-Overland were invited to check out this new vehicle. The vehicles were studied in great detail. Soon, at their own expense, Ford and Willys-Overland submitted pilots for testing too. This book covers the production prototypes--Bantam BRC-40, Ford GP and the Willys MA.

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Book Info

Publication date

9th July 2006

Author

Robert Notman

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Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Paperback
172 pages

Categories

History of art / art & design styles

ISBN

9781847281883

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