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 Post subject: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:13 pm 
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More photos from NARA's files......

379BG:
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391BG:
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490BG:
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Unknown Unit (and not a Jeep ;) ):
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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:19 pm 
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anyone got a spare jeep and some yellow and black paint? :D


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:19 pm 
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Here's a photo of one at the Mustangs & Legends Airshow last year. I've heard it was copied from one used in the Pacific.


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:39 pm 
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Hi
This is the only pic i can find at the moment of the 96th BG follow me jeep, will have a look in the archives this weekend but the group historian doesnt think there is one. He hadn't seen this one before.


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:29 am 
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Here is a jeep used at Debden, 4th Fighter Group.


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2008 8:20 pm 
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Gleaned this from another site (can't remember when or were).

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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
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Was on the Dodge Forum a while back... I seem to recall it had lots of period aircrew signatures and jocular remarks on the dash!


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
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can we please have more jeep photos, especially with ground crew in the frame as well..........
i thank you all!!! ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
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New photo, unusually showing the front of the Jeep..... and the front of the light box.

381BG, November 1944:
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 Post subject: Re: Control and Follow-Me Jeeps (reference)
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It appears the Jeep army reg/serial has been painted across the screen, but what is the 'X' for after the USA? and I thought all jeep numbers started 20*****.

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