[WWI] Looking for info on early Model T Ambulances

David N Lombard david.n.lombard at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 11:40:54 EDT 2013


On 08/04/2013 07:59 AM, J.R. Boye wrote:
>   Hi Dave!
>
>        Here is the link Stephen Cox was mentioning:
>
> http://www.mtfca.com/books/ford_times.htm

Thanks for providing that link!

>
>        I got much of the information for my model from a book published
> in 1916 called "Friends of France, The Field Service of the American
> Ambulance, Described by its Members". There a number great photos in
> this volume, one of which I used to base my model upon.

And this book is available online from
http://archive.org/details/friendsoffrancef00andrrich

>
>        If you can't find I copy of this book (I bought mine at a used
> book sale at my school when I was 13), let me know and I am sure we can
> work something out.
>        Color information was pretty scarce on these vehicles. The Ford
> times "color" pictures along with reference by a driver's account of the
> "grey canvas" led me to an overall grey scheme:
>
> http://www.wwi-models.org/Images/BoyeJ/Armour/index.html

Nicely done!

I've got the RPM ambulance in my stash, that I plan on doing in markings 
from the Polish-Bolshevik War.

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dnl


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