With it's beginnings in pre -WWII America, and now Incredibly popular globally the CJ Jeep is widely regarded as Americas workhorse. This fascinating book charts the history and evolution of probably the most successful utility vehicle ever made. Hundreds of color photos help tell the CJs story from it's amazing record in wartime to it's popular civilian evolution.
This book is devoted to the story of the CJ Jeep. It has a detailed, carefully researched text, hundreds of color illustrations, and charts illustrating the specifications and options of all CJ model from the CJ-2A to the final version, the CJ-7. It provides readers with the story of the CJ s origin as the MB Jeep of World War Two, its early popularity as a utility vehicle and its evolution into a rugged 4x4 suitable for work or play.
About the author
Robert Ackerson lives in Schenevus, NY, a small village near Cooperstown, the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Formerly a public school teacher, he now writes full-time on a wide variety of automotive topics. He is the author of Veloce Publications two-volume history of the Ford F100 and F150 pickup, and new History of the Chrysler 300. His exposure and interest in the CJ Jeep dates back to explorations of old trails in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains with a 1946 CJ-2A