Tamiya Military 1:35th scale – British SAS Jeep – 35033


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The jeep became the primary light wheeled multi-role vehicle of the United States military and its allies, with President Eisenhower once calling it “one of three decisive weapons the U.S. had during WWII.”[8] It was the world’s first mass-produced four-wheel drive car; almost 650,000 units were built, constituting a quarter of the total U.S. non-combat motor vehicles produced during the war,[nb 5] and almost two-thirds of the 988,000 light 4WD vehicles produced, counted together with the Dodge WC series. Large numbers of jeeps were provided to U.S. allies, including the Soviet Union at the time — aside from large amounts of 112– and 212-ton trucks, some 50,000 14-ton jeeps and 25,000 34-ton Dodges were shipped to Russia during WWII – helping the Allies to out-produce the Axis enemies