1941: Santa in a Jeep

“The panzer “Santa”, with well-filled sack of radios, books, cookies, and other gifts dear to soldiers hearts, glides up to the door of the barracks in Camp Lee’s Quartermaster Corps and it isn’t hampered by lack of snow in Virginia. Camp Lee, Virginia, Quartermaster Replacement Center”

- US Army Center of Military History

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  1. Yoda

    Very early jeep (note small “j”, it wasn’t trademarked until after the war); one of the 1940 Willys prototypes, before the Willys design had the Ford prototype’s flat hood and headlights that could be turned to illuminate the engine added onto it.

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