One of the most widely used vehicles of WWI: 19,000 used by the British
alone. They were built both in the US and the UK.
earliest Fords in service were ambulances only, as Henry Ford refused to
let his cars be used in combat roles. Most famous adventures were in the
Western Desert, Palestine, and Mesopotamia (read 'Iraq') as unarmored
recon vehicles and machine-gun cars (see recent RPM kits). Lawrence of
Arabia liked them better than Rolls Royce armored cars because they were
lighter and less liable to get stuck in the sand.
Reference: "Military Transport of World War I", C. Ellis & D. Bishop
These photos were taken by Knut Erik Hagen in July 2003.
This model is a 'Light Patrol Car'. Notice it has a left-hand [US] drive.
The exact model year of the car pictured would take a Model T expert to determine.
These photos were taken by Michael Kendix
at the Howard County Fair in Maryland
in August, 2004.
The following photos are from the US Marine Corps Air-ground museum at Quantico.
They were taken in Oct, 2001.
Special thanks to Greg Balzer and Ken Smith-Christmas, the curator for
arranging the visit.
These photos were taken by Sanjeev Hirve and Lance Krieg in Sept 2003.