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It will be 70 years ago next year, that Ralph Bagnold was asked to form the Long Range Desert Group. Their forays behind enemy lines caus.

A patrol of the Long Range Desert Rangers WWII

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Indian workers in a railroad workshop assembling Indian pattern ACVs for the war effort

Indian Railways Workshop converted to manufacture armoured vehicles, 1942

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LRDG 1 ton truck pin by Paolo Marzioli

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Events of 31 January including a battle between the British Long Range Desert Group and Italian forces near Kufra, Libya.

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British Bofors 37 mm gun, North Africa WWII, pin by Paolo Marzioli

This photograph is an Imperial War Museum photo of one of the raiding jeeps which the S.A.S. used to roam the Libyan desert in 1942 (the Willys MB Jeep had become available after the U.S. entered the war in Dec. 41)  An S.A.S. jeep in the Libyan desert in 1942, armed with .5 Browning and twin Vicker’s ‘K’ to rear and single on driver’s side.

S.A.S. Jeep, Libya 1942

This photograph is an Imperial War Museum photo of one of the raiding jeeps which the S. used to roam the Libyan desert in 1942 (the Jeep had become available after the U. entered the war in Dec.

TROOPS SAS jeep in the Gabes-Tozeur area of Tunisia. The vehicle is heavily loaded with jerry cans of fuel and water, and personal kit.

British S. Gun jeep in Northern Africa - Colorised by Paul Reynolds

LRDG 30cwt Chevrolet,  note the sand ladders on the front wings

Long Range Desert Group Chevrolet WB 30 cwt Patrol Truck - manned by volunteers from NZ

Double-stacked jeeps being loaded on a ship, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, 11 June 1943

Shipping Jeeps during WWII ~ I didn't know they would stack on each other like that!

Sixteen jeeps loaded crosswise on railroad flatcars for cross-country shipment, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Newport News, VA, 10 July 1944

On this day in The Ford Motor Company signed on to make Jeeps, the new general-purpose military vehicles desperately needed by American forces in World War II. Please share.

Thats alot of jeeps! #jeep

Greece Date taken: January 1948 Photographer: Dmitri Kessel

Towed Jeep - Normandy 1944

Towed Jeep - Normandy 1944 (look at that snorkle.

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