dennis baker wrote:and what was that about winches being useless.........................shut up.
David Neale wrote:Its not a towbar. Its a tandam towing hitch to move a gun into a useful position with two jeeps.
Its obvious this gentleman hasn't the proper knowledge to make a judgement on the subject. But in a combat situation, this would be an important piece of equipment that should not be derided simply because it doesn't fit into a persons idea of a usefull accessory 60 years later. They are an historical artifact that may have saved many combat soldiers lives when fitted and used as designed.
My humble opinion.
Gary25 wrote:My 2 cent on the topic: The "Tandam Tow Hitch" is the technical term for what we commonly call the WWII Jeep tow bar. The Tandam Tow Hitch was designed to hook two Jeeps together to tow an artillary piece a reletively short distance under combat conditions.]