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2 edition of U.S. military motorcycles of WWII found in the catalog.

U.S. military motorcycles of WWII

David Doyle

U.S. military motorcycles of WWII

by David Doyle

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Published by Squadron / Signal in Carrollton, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military Motorcycles

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Doyle ; covers and artwork by Don Greer
    SeriesWalk around -- 5707
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG618 .D6936 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25134744M
    ISBN 109780897475747
    LC Control Number2011501808

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Great, up close, look at the various motorcycles used by the U.S. Army and USN during World War II. The close-up photos are really valuable when building 1/9th scale models of these motorcycles. Although the book I bought was not new and had some very minor wear, I am still thoroughly enjoying the book/5(11).

The best-known US armored car of the post-WWII era, the Cadillac Gage Commando (a versatile, amphibious, 4x4 vehicle) still looks modern even though it made its debut in The V Commando went through numerous changes in light of its extensive and varied experience in reconnaissance, convoy escort, riot control, security, and as a personnel carrier.

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Check out this quick, second vid of the U.S. Army training military dispatch riders in the s: They're riding around on the Harley-Davidson WLA, which first saw production in Harley engineers took an existing civilian bike, the WL, and adapted it for military use with several changes.

Wherein we take a brief look at the U.S. military's use of motorcycles over the past hundred or so years. A Very Brief History of Motorcycles in the United States Military It's the 4th of July.

Learn more about how Harley-Davidson proudly served their country and the war effort. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in Decemberthe U.S. Army approached Harley-Davidson about equipping Americans and their allies with H-D military motorcycles, just like they had during WWI.

Unsurprisingly, Harley bravely answered its country’s call. During WWII, the United States turned to Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Company to produce military-worthy motorcycles.

Additionally, other Allied powers looked to these companies for bikes through the Lend-Lease program. As a result, Harley-Davidson produced the WLA, the U and UA, and the shaft-drive XA. World War II US motorcyle troops showing off their gear for a photo; a must-do activity for every generation of military.

While WWII is often said to be the heyday of the military motorcycle, it actually played a much reduced role compared to the direct combat operations they saw in WWI, due to the predominance of mobile armor in use by the s.

How to Restore Your Military Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer Harley-Davidson built aro bikes for military use during WWII. This book documents military Harley-Davidsons built from to which were supplied to the U.S. Army, Navy, and Marines, as well as several Allied forces including the Australians who used these in the North African campaigns.

The Harley-Davidson WLA is a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was produced to US Army specifications in the years during and around World War II. It was based on an existing civilian model, the WL, and is of the 45 solo type, so called due to its cubic-inch ( cm 3) engine displacement and single-rider design.

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Harley-Davidson was the main supplier of motorcycles to the United States military during World War II. More t WLA models were produced for the U.S. Armed Forces and its Allies, such as Great Britain, Canada, and Russia. The U.S. Army used vehicles such as this primarily for messengers and military police duties.

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