The Dodge M1918 light repair truck (G10) was an open cab pickup used to carry tools for emergency repair of vehicles. It was used by the U.S. Army during and after World War I.
|Body style(s)||pickup truck|
|Engine(s)||Gasoline, L-head, 24HP. 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 chasis. 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 one in a private collection
- G-numbers (G10)
- List of Dodge automobiles
- Motor Transport Corps (United States Army) (World War One)
- Dodge WC series
- Liberty truck
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- ↑ 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)
- http://books.google.com/books?id=JM5BAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA65&dq=the+steering+wheel++motor+transport+corps&ei=ZXhfSu2XJIz-lQTd7sDHBg page 61 para. 261
- http://www.globalarray.net/user/bobspics/18e.JPG one in a private collection
- http://www.globalarray.net/user/bobspics/18h.JPG data plate.