Concept

M1918 light repair truck

Summary
The Dodge M1918 light repair truck (G10) was an open cab pickup used to carry tools for emergency repair of vehicles. It was used by the U.S. Army during and after World War I. Specifications The truck consists of a small steel body, built by Insley Manufacturing Co. mounted on a Dodge commercial car chassis. It carries chests containing carpenter's and mechanic's tools, supplies, and lubricants for emergency repair. It was issued to heavy motorized regiments, machine-gun battalions, mobile ordnance repair shops, Ammunition trains, etc. this was the first example of what the modern army calls a contact truck. Surviving Examples
  • there is one at the Fort MacArthur museum.
  • a second one at The Pennsylvania Military Museum
  • and at least three in private collections
See also
  • G-numbers (G10)
  • List of Dodge automobiles
  • Motor Transport Corps (United States Army) (World War I)
  • Dodge WC series
  • Liberty truck
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