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jeeps with spares in front

Post by Rick O » Sun May 20, 2012 6:34 pm

don't know if this has been posted before, but it looks like the Brits put their spares on the fronts of the jeeps in this Market Garten foto

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Post by SB5477 » Mon May 21, 2012 12:50 am

The Brits in Europe covered up the grille with the spare tire and cut out the grille in Africa...

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Post by Escort » Tue May 22, 2012 1:23 am

It can see on the US Army jeep too.
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Post by Ingo » Thu May 24, 2012 1:30 am

How did they prevent from cooling problems? Or no one thought about TAHT in THAT time???

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Post by Marty, SoCal » Thu May 24, 2012 10:30 am

Germany was pretty cold in late '44/early 45! :wink:

Actually, at slow speeds, it may not be too much of a problem.
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Post by davidh » Tue May 29, 2012 2:09 pm

Rick,

I don't know why, but I'm unable to get the browser to open the photo in your first message.
I don't have this problem f.ex with all the many photos in the WW2 vehicles 36 chain.

Can you pls repost yrs as I collect photos of British jeeps.

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Post by Rick O » Tue May 29, 2012 8:14 pm

I don't know why the link is broke, I don't remember what site I link to, but I think this one will work:

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Post by tipdog » Thu May 31, 2012 9:06 am

A lot of sites have band-width restrictions on "hot" links.

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Post by Rick O » Thu May 31, 2012 9:36 am

Ah. Ok. David, right click on what would be the pic and then you can copy and paste the link and then save the pic
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Post by gerrykan » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:41 pm

Although the spare tire in front was a common British practice (like the jeep center, rear in the photo), Maurice Wilks must have been lurking somewhere near the lads in the foreground. :D

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Post by Ingo » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:25 am

Great Pic!!!
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Post by rhiokobayashi » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:17 pm

its good to see pictures like this keep them coming..our past is very interested,pictures from past give us idea what life they had
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Post by tapeandgauze » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:44 pm

Thanks for these wonderful images!!

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Post by Bentwood » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:29 am

In the last image I cannot clearly see the beret flash on the far right trooper. Is that SAS? The jeep bears a lot of similarities to the ETO SAS jeeps
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