M1918 light repair truck
|Dodge M1918 light repair truck|
|Assembly||Dodge Factory, Hamtramck, MI|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||pickup truck|
|Engine||Gasoline, L-head, 24 hp. 4-cylinder with magneto ignition and hand-cranked starter.|
|Curb weight||1/2 ton|
The truck consists of a small steel body, built by Insley Manufacturing Co. mounted on a Dodge car chassis. It carries chests containing carpenter's and mechanic's tools, supplies, and lubricants for emergency repair. It was issued to heavy motorized regiments, machine-gun battalions, mobile ordnance repair shops, Ammunition trains, etc. this was the first example of what the modern army calls a contact truck.
- there is one at the Fort MacArthur museum.
- a second one at The Pennsylvania Military Museum
- and at least two in private collections
- G-numbers (G10)
- List of Dodge automobiles
- Motor Transport Corps (United States Army) (World War I)
- Dodge WC series
- Liberty truck
- Handbook of Ordnance Data 1918 page 372
- Handbook of Ordnance Data 1918
- Service handbook of the 155-mm howitzer matériel, model of 1918 (Schneider) page 109-111
- America's Munitions 1917–1918 (1919)
- "museum". Archived from the original on 2004-10-11. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- "America's Munitions 1917-1918 : United States War Dept : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive". archive.org. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- United States. Army. Ordnance Dept; Wade, H.T. (1919). Handbook of Ordnance Data. U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- United States. Army. Ordnance Dept (1920). Service Handbook of the 155-mm Howitzer Matériel, Model of 1918 (Schneider): Motorized with Instructions for Its Care. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 110. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- "The Fort MacArthur Museum Association: 1918 Dodge Brothers Light Repair Truck". ftmac.org. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- "Early Dodge Military Trucks". olive-drab.com. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
- https://books.google.com/books?id=JM5BAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA65&dq=the+steering+wheel++motor+transport+corps&ei=ZXhfSu2XJIz-lQTd7sDHBg page 61 para. 261