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This one is an example of two jeeps made as a ‘’Stretched Version’’
This was made in Italy and was called ‘’OVERGROWN’’ and it belongs
to a B-24 Liberator Group of the 15th Air Force in Italy.
I self-stretched the Jeep, and give it an olive drab colour and painted the duck
on the left side and the words on the front of the window.
These Jeeps where also installed with a big radio set in the back of the car for communication with the airplanes. These Jeeps had colours that can be difficult to identify from black and white photos.
Black/White, Red/White and this one was Black/Yellow, the reason for Yellow was that on the pictures the sides on the fender are white even as are the two spots on the rear of the jeep. They are much brighter, and I have seen pictures in colour of Black/Yellow ‘’Follow Me’’Jeeps.
The scheme of the front of the jeep is more a guess, but follows the example of other “Follow Me” Jeeps.
The model was OOB, but I had to extend the front of the tarp that was too short. The radio was scratched, even the side panels. Painted/airbrushed with Tamiya paints, and weathering with pastels.
Gerhard La C.
Canadian Ambulance Jeep of the no.12 Light Field Ambulance RAMC, 4th Armoured Division, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany April 1945.
The colour of the Jeep is SSC15 British Olive Drab, the tarp is made of tissue diluted with wood glue.
If I look at the pictures now, I see that I forgot the spade and axe!
Another point was, where do I put the spare wheel? I decided to put it on the right side, civil models after the war had the same.
But overall the backside and the spare wheel was a guess, could not find pictures of it.
Regards, Gerhard La C.