1. Money...it is cheaper to destroy/leave them there, than it is to bring them back to the States.
2. Willys had a contract with the Government, stating that they would not auction them upon the end of the war, as it would have greatly hurt their sales.
Originally Posted by cheapjeeps85
lets go swiming and save some jeeps
Not too sure how well they would have survived their time submerged in salt water. I have seen Heeps from the North East, and they don't look good...
Originally Posted by TJ_Jerry
I found this picture on another site and this was the caption below it.
Thousands of army trucks, jeeps, and parts were dumped on the island of Okinawa, Japan after World War 2. These photos were taken onNovember 11, 1949 by Life Magazine photographer Carl Mydans. Oh what a waste!
Thanks for sharing. I have seen that caption, along with several other pertaining to this kind of stuff.
Originally Posted by Dogbones
Whats the story?
I know its war times but why is their so much waste?
Were these damaged during the war?
I must've missed the explaination...
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