Re: Nicknamed a Peep, 2/3rds the size of a Jeep and looked like a Je
- --- In Crosley@yahoogroups.com, "David W. Anspach" <tmkldwwj@...> wrote:
>Thanks for an interesting try Dave! The corners on the vehicle in
> See if they are what you remember. If anyone else can identify this
> vehicle, it would be appreciated. It has been published as a mystery
your pictures are to round. Whatever I had was 'squarer'.
Also, I note this had a speedometer reading up to 70mph. Whatever I
had read up to, I think, 50mph.
P.S. My friend Doris passed her photo albums on to her daughter. Now
I'm hoping that Sheila (the daughter) can find me a picture (or 2 or 3
P.P.S. I wrote the librarian at the Commemorative Air Force
http://www.commemorativeairforce.org/ just before Christmas. She
recently answered with a couple of references, and this quote from the
book "Indestructible Jeep". It says, "Jeep succeeded in becoming the
standard term for the 1/4-ton truck in competition with Blitz Buggy,
Peep, Puddle Jumper, Midget, Pygmy and a number of others..."
The search continues!