Are you rattled?

Are you rattled? WW2 vehicle got you down? Well…I have a solution!

Automotive Trouble Shooting for WW2 Wheeled Vehicles: Volume 1 (Paperback) is now available through Amazon.com!

Automotive Trouble Shooting For World War Two Wheeled Vehicles, Volume 1, is a useful manual for anyone. Do you know what to do when the cranking motor will not crank the engine? Engine fails to start? No spark? Misfiring at high speeds or under full load? Problems with your battery or battery cables? Do you know how to adjust your breaker points? Inspect the coil? Do you know how to polarize the generator? Use a jumper wire to test your main light switch? Adjust your headlights? Troubleshoot your carburetor or fuel pump? All these and much more are covered. Put a copy in your truck for those little roadside emergencies!

  • Paperback: 114 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace (January 1, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1434822591
  • ISBN-13: 978-1434822598
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.3 inches

Available from Amazon.com, check it out! Still just $24.95 (price subject to change) plus shipping but with Amazon, you might be able to qualify for FREE shipping. See Amazon for details. And look for the companion volume two!

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The oldest surviving pilot vehicle tested by the Army in 1940 is this Ford Pygmy.

WW2 Pilot - The Ford Pygmy

WW2 Pilot – The Ford Pygmy

WW2 Pilot–The Ford Pygmy by Robert Notman.

Explore just about every inch of the Ford pilot Pygmy in photographs and essay. This is one of only two of the original “jeep” pilots known to have survived through today. The other is the Budd bodied Ford pilot. The author had full access to the jeeps in the Veterans Memorial Museum of Huntsville, Alabama. The Ford pilot is an amazing vehicle. See the engine, inside the body and underneath. Tons of detail. Check it out!

The book is available from Amazon.com and other booksellers.


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I just love olive drab paint. I get goose pimples just thinking about it !

I just love olive drab. I get goose pimples just thinking about it ! Some people say it is a disease. Tie an olive drab ribbon around the old oak tree until a cure is discovered.

Olive Drab Disease describes the terrible existence of men and women who crave things olive drab. The disease manifests itself primarily in seeking out military vehicles and obscure parts to restore same. We seek a cure.   But for now, only the symptoms can be treated by supply things olive drab to those affected.

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Color: White
White/Black Inside

Behind the Eight Ball Mug

Jill as WW2 aircraft nose art “Behind The Eight Ball”.


White/Black Inside

Availability: In stock

Product Number: 030-97338854

Product Information
  • Choose from 2 styles: Standard White Mug & Standard Mug with black interior & handle
  • 11 oz capacity
  • Dimensions: 3.75” tall by 3” diameter
  • The Mega Mug comes in white only and holds 20 oz. Dimensions: 4.75″ tall, 3.25″ diameter
  • Coffee cup designs are professionally printed with high-quality ink
  • Durable white ceramic with easy grip handle
  • Microwave & top shelf dishwasher safe
  • Great gift for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, housewarming or for students & coworkers

Invasion Star Keepsake Box.

You don’t have to tip over a jeep to find a great gift for the WW2 jeep enthusiast! Check out my website for gifts like the one below.

You don’t have to tip over a jeep to find a great gift for the WW2 jeep enthusiast! Check out my website for gifts like the one below.

Invasion Star Keepsake BoxThe Holidays will soon be upon us. Avoid the crowds and orders gifts on line. Consider a unique gift for someone who likes jeeps, like the Invasion Star and Registration Number on a wonderful wooden and tile box. Comes in black or mahogany wood colors. Perfect for stylishly storing jewelry and mementos, this hardwood box showcases a ceramic tile. Spring-loaded hinged lid stays open without tipping the box over and snaps closed securely.

  • Made of solid hardwood with high-gloss lacquer finish
  • Interior is fully lined in velvet; bottom is covered with felt
  • Measures 5.5″ x 5.5″ x 2.25″ with a 4.25″ x 4.25″ ceramic tile

Only $23.99 plus shipping (price subject change). Order on line by clicking on the link above OR by calling TOLL FREE (US) 877.809.1659 and giving the operator the product number: 109277636.

A jeep in New Foundland - 1942.

A jeep in Newfoundland – 1942.

Soldiers of the U.S. 3rd Infantry (the “Old Guard”) are shown on maneuvers in the summer of 1942 as part of the defense of St Johns, Newfoundland. The Jeep is mounted with a small-caliber cannon and a Browning M1917A1 machine gun. If you look closely at the grille you can see that this is an early MB, often called a “slat-grille.”

How many jeeps were produced during WW2?

How many jeeps were produced during WW2? Well, about 25,000 of the type pictured above. These are the so-called “slate grille” Willys MB jeeps.

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Miss Bea Havin Tote Bag

These heavyweight fabric tote bags feature 10 oz natural canvas

  • Comes in two sizes: Small and Medium
  • Small measures 15″x15″ with 26.5″ sturdy reinforced fabric handles
  • Medium features full side & bottom support gussets, measures 15″x18″x6″ with 22″ reinforced fabric handle
  • Makes a great reusable shopping bag or a great gift for any occasion
  • Make this shopping tote your new grocery bag, library tote, or beach tote
  • Machine wash cold inside out with like colors and tumble dry low for easy and convenient care

Click on the link for more information and to order.  Get yours today!

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