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MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Farrell Fox » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:41 pm

Camp Pendleton MZ jeep with the antenna box removed. Hood number: 53295

Source: http://1stbattalion24thmarines.com/lett ... er-2-1943/

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Re: MZ jeep photo (Camp Pendleton?)

Post by Mark Tombleson » Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:08 am

That is a new photo I have not seen. :D
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Re: MZ jeep photo (Camp Pendleton?)

Post by Farrell Fox » Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:55 pm

Instead of flooding the forum with MZ photos, I'll just keep adding to this one. Source, dates and place given whenever possible.

MZ jeep with boxes removed. Not much to look at.

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Ernie Pyle next to and on top of an MZ. You can just barely see the antenna box in the first photo. Hood number 54227

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Re: MZ jeep photo (Camp Pendleton?)

Post by Farrell Fox » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:07 pm

MZ-2, note the angled antenna box. USMC 101724
Note: Even though the caption says this jeep is carrying Marine Raiders in Bougainville, this has been mislabeled by the Marine Corps Museum.

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Ebay photo, dated 7-9-1943. This jeep is so fresh from the factory, the screws securing the remote control cable clamps are still in their black finish. USMC 54023
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Re: MZ jeep photo (Camp Pendleton?)

Post by Farrell Fox » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:36 pm

Source: http://usmc-collectors.pagesperso-orang ... mc%203.htm

Thanks to Laurent Pradier for the high resolution scans!

Oshima, Japan. Both jeep photographed here have an angled antenna box.
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Oshima, Japan. Note the rear facing antenna box door and rearward position of antenna, indicating an angled antenna box
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Bougainville, Marine Raiders Hood number 53526
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Post by Farrell Fox » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:26 pm

Herbert Mead in Okinawa, October 23, 1945. Hood number USMC 54209
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MZ-2 (factory?) photo. The close up has been lightened to highlight details.
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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Mark Tombleson » Sat Oct 18, 2014 2:20 am

Great photos.

Look at that spare and the later higher rear seat back and antenna base.
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Post by Farrell Fox » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:18 am

From the Marine Corps Museum. No date or place. USMC 53429

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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Farrell Fox » Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:39 pm

Camp Pendleton Training

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Camp Pendleton. USMC 53038
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Iwo Jima
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USMC 53484
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Guam, Aug. 16, 1944 USMC 53087
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USMC 54972
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Iwo Jima
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Iwo Jima USMC 54597
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USMC 53095
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Bougainville Island Papua New Guinea, 1944 USMC 52945
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USMC 53345
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Marshall Islands, Feb. 2, 1944
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USMC 53350 and USMC 53476
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San Diego, 1949. Note the passenger side box is a different box than the driver's side. USN 133839
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4th Marine Division. USMC number illegible.
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HQ Company, 7th Marines
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No rear seat box? USMC 53416
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Iwo Jima. Note mounted 1919 .30 cal.
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Tinian Island. 7-25-1944
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USN 133744
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USN 133738
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Post by Farrell Fox » Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:44 pm

USMC 158945
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USMC 120310
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USMC 117679
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A trio of MZs!USMC 53292
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USMC53223
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USMC 53122
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USMC 53416, 1st Mar. Div. New Britain, 1944
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You will note that it is the same jeep pictured in Australia demonstrating the MZ installation kit.
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USMC 53169
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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Farrell Fox » Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:31 pm

Rota Island, September 1945


Does it not look like a tie down ring on the rear wheel hub???

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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Farrell Fox » Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:56 pm

Iwo Jima, 1945

Out of a dozen vehicles, this was the only vehicle the registration number was not legible :roll:

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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by Farrell Fox » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:43 pm

Location: Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Date: 1944, August

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Re: MZ jeep photo collection

Post by pakopakis » Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:06 am

MZ jeep in action Cape Gloucester 1943

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