Soldiers in Ford GPA amphibious vehicles
View of soldiers in Ford GPA amphibious vehicles. Label on back: "The new Ford-built amphibian simulates activity in actual combat with fully equipped soldiers on a fast flowing stream in the Detroit area. Called by the Army 'the most flexible new machine of the war,' it is in full production at the Ford Rouge plant. Steering of the craft is the same in the water as in land operation. From Ford News Bureau, John W. Thompson, Director. Administration Building. Dearborn, Michigan. Release, Sunday, March 21, 1943." Handwritten on back: "659,000 land and water jeeps." Handwritten on back: "Amphibious vehicles. Ford GPA."
- Resource ID:
- Ford GPA (Amphibious military vehicle)
- Motor vehicles, Amphibious
- Ford Motor Company
- Automotive Council for War Production--Archives
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- MS84/Automotive Council for War Production, Amphibious vehicles--Tanks, trucks, Ducks, tractors, cars, etc., 85:14
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