Factory-Original Wartime Jeeps

Originality guide to Willys MB and Ford GPW Jeeps

Factory-Original Wartime Jeeps
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Format: Hardback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781906133948
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The wartime Jeep continues to fascinate enthusiasts around the world, nearly eight decades after the first prototypes were built. Yet, while it is true that there was only ever one Jeep, it is emphatically not the case that there was only one variety of Jeep.

Not only were Jeeps built by both Willys and Ford, but the supposedly standardised design continued to evolve during production. As a result, there are multiple differences of specification – some major, some tiny – among the models.

Through the painstakingly researched text, and through detailed colour photography of outstanding examples of the cars, Factory-Original Wartime Jeeps attempts to identify and illustrate those differences for the benefit of enthusiasts who would like to return their Jeeps to factory-original specification and equipment in every respect.

The author

After graduating from Oxford and pursuing further academic studies at Reading, James Taylor spent 12 years working in central government. However, the lure of writing about cars – which he was doing in his spare time – proved too great and he decided to turn it into a career. James has now written well over 100 books in all, and among them have been several definitive one-make or one-model titles. He has written for enthusiast magazines in several countries, has translated books from foreign languages, and even delivers effective writing training in both the public and private sectors. He spent the best part of ten years as the editor of Land Rover Enthusiast magazine and has always counted the products of the old Rover Company and of Land Rover as his favourite subject. He also co-organised the “15 Years of Rover V8” event at Donington in 1982.

 

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Format: Hardback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781906133948
Illustrations: 220+ color photos
Size: 10 in x 10 in / 254 mm x 254 mm
Published:

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