They rolled for General Pershing

Armored cars made in Cleveland, 1915-1918 As war tore apart Europe in 1914, the United States was reluctant to join the slaughter. President Woodrow Wilson was willing, however, to support a conflict closer to home. Wilson recognized Venustiano Carranza, the … More »

MV Spotlight: 1942 Willys MB

1942 Willys MB Restored by John Bochnicka Photograph by Cassie Misch G-503 Willys MB 1/4-ton Truck Gross Weight: 3,650 lbs. Engine: Willys 442 4-Cylinder Displacement: 134 cu. in. Fuel: Gasoline Horsepower: 54 @ 4,000 rpm Maximum Speed: 65 mph Maximum … More »

2017—The Year of the “Deuce”

“We never called them a ‘deuce,’ damnit!” my boss, Chet Krause, once bellowed at me. “They were just ‘trucks’ or ‘jimmies.’” I had made a neophyte error by referring to one of his restored, WWII two-and-a-half ton trucks as a … More »