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Thread #149017   Message #3465380
Posted By: kendall
13-Jan-13 - 07:34 AM
Thread Name: BS: Were Jeeps German cars?
Subject: RE: BS: Were Jeeps German cars?
Anyone remember the cartoon character "Gerald the Jeep"? A strange little being in the Popeye cartoons.

American Bantam came up with the first Jeep, but they were screwed out of the contract because it was feared that the company wasn't big enough to produce the number of vehicles that Uncle Sam needed.