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Dodge Command Cars Stateside


Vehicles being loaded on flat cars for transport, 1943
Myron Davis Photo

 

Commercial Cariers Inc. truck hauling WCs
from the Dodge plant. Commercial Carriers
is still in operation today and is located at
21500 Mound Road in Warren, Michigan.

 

Command car on the Alcan Highway 1943

 

 

 

IV Corps Mass. Oregon 1943
Note: 1/2 ton command car center, 3/4 ton command car left.

 

IV Corps manuvers Oregon 1943
Part of the "Red" withdrawal in
face of "Blue" attack.
Photo courtesy of Micheal Haines

 

Members of the 967th Guard Squadron pose in a WC-56 

command car at Rapid City Army Air Base in Rapid City, SD.

(Photo courtesy of George Fancsovits)

 

Dodge WC-57 command car surrounded by 

Dodge WC-64 KD ambulances at Morrison 

area, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation. 

Soldiers from 179th Infantry, from 2nd 

 Chemical Battalion, and Medical Detachment 

casuals. 

[U.S. Army Signal Corps photo, Library of Virginia]

 

 

Rear view of a WC-56 command car with windshield and radiator barricaded 

for shipment overseas - March 23, 1943.

[Photo courtesy of Library of Virginia - U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo Collection]

 

Dodge command cars being loaded onto LST's 334 and 390 to be shipped to 

Cactus and  the Southwestern Pacific from Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation,

Newport News VA., January 1st, 1943.

[Photo courtesy of Library of Virginia - U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo Collection]

 

 

 

 

General Dwight D. Eisenhower riding underneath a welcome sign 

made for him during "Eisenhower Day," a day that celebrates all he has

 done as leader of military forces in World War II.

(Photo courtesy of Life Magazine)

 

 

 

 

(Photos courtesy of Life Magazine)

Generals, Dwight D. Eisenhower and George Marshall,

seated in a command car during the "Eisenhower Day" 

parade Washington D.C. ,June 1945.

[National Archives photo courtesy of John Varner]

 

Eisenhower standing in a WC-57 command 

car during the parade.

[National Archives photo courtesy of John Varner]

 

 

 

Eisenhower - Washington D.C., June 1945

(Photo courtesy of Life Magazine)

 

 

Eisenhower on Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C., June 1945

(Photo courtesy of Life Magazine)

 

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