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Thread: Greetings from Germany!

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    Greetings from Germany!

    Hello all,

    I have recently taken over my father's Jeep. To start with a friend and me drove all the way from Munich to Düsseldorf (near where I live) over the course of 3 days, that's about 850 kilometers on the route that we took - quite a trip with some nice stops (like e.g the bridge at Remagen). But that is a different story.

    My Jeep was built in 1942 and is number 2041149 S.
    Its unit registry is "2 88 F HQ 25". And that is what really puzzles me.
    In my understanding that means: 2nd Infantry Division, 88th Field Artillery, HQ section, 25th vehicle". From my initial research the 2nd infantry division was active in the ETO, whereas the 88th Field Artillery was a Phillipine unit and not part of the 2nd Inf Div, ever.
    Anybody got any insights or ideas?

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    Super Moderator LarrBeard's Avatar
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    That is a beautiful vehicle.

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    Fantastic looking Jeep.

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    Senior Member 5JeepsAz's Avatar
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    Any pics from the roady? Great jeep!

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    Thanks all.
    Can post some pics from the trip if there is interest. I'll probably start a separate thread for that though.

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    That is a beauty! Road trip pictures are the best.

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    Great road trip!

    I'll see if I can get a chance to find the information to where your Jeep served exactly.

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