Photo album of a Willys MB Ambulance Jeep - Walk Around - The Willys MB U.S. Army Jeep was a small four-wheel drive utility vehicle during World War II
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Historical and military models World War II era jeep built by Ford, using the Willys-Overland design...
There are many explanations of the origin of the word jeep, all of which have proven difficult to verify. The most widely-held theory is that the military designation of GP begat the term Jeep and holds that the vehicle bore the designation GP (for Government Purposes or General Purpose), which was phonetically slurred into the word jeep, in the same way that the contemporary HMMWV (for High-Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle) has become known as the humvee.
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