Some Assembly Required



How hundreds of thousands of American jeeps were packed for transit to the front lines during WW2. Apparently, teams of military mechanics could put the entire vehicle together in around three minutes.

Full 1943 assembly instructions here.


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17 thoughts on “Some Assembly Required

  1. Charles

    Hundreds of thousands? That’s a big number, I’m not sure if it’s the correct one in this instance.

    1. Slightly Bemused

      According to that veritable fountain of wisdom, Wikipedia, over 640,000 were made and shipped for all theatres of WWII. So, hundreds of thousands would be correct.

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