Soldiers in Ford GPA amphibious vehicles
View of soldiers in Ford GPA amphibious vehicles. Label on back: "Most flexible new machine of the war, on land or in the water, the new quarter-ton four-wheel drive amphibian car built by the Ford Motor Company is shown being put through various tests in the Detroit area. With a capacity of five men, the new machine can plunge into the water and propel itself as a boat. No steering gear changeover is required from land to water operation. From Ford News Bureau, John W. Thompson, Director. Administration Building. Dearborn, Michigan. Release, Sunday, March 21, 1943." Handwritten on back: "Amphibious vehicles."
- 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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