M38A1C was the U.S. military designation for an MD modified to carry a rear-mounted 106 mm recoilless rifle. Surplus examples would have been sold with the large weapon removed, but distinctive features that might remain include: a windshield with a center gap to allow the barrel of the rifle to rest horizontally, a cowl-mounted spare tire to provide clearance for the breech of the rifle and storage for shells accessible from the rear, and an M-75A1 or M-79 mount. There was a similar M38A1D which was used briefly in 1962 to carry the "Davy Crockett" tactical nuclear cannon. This 1952 Willys M38A1C with 106mm recoilless rifle & .50 caliber spotting rifle is from the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum in Hood River, Oregon, and was restored by Brian Brandt. (Robert D. West)
Also on CJ3B.info, see Willys Model MD and NEKAF Jeeps in the Netherlands -- 7,000 Dutch-built M38A1s.
Return to the Pictorial History of the Universal Jeep or the Universal Jeep Timeline, 1942-1986.
Bantam | BRC60 | Quad | Pygmy | Budd | Budd | GP | MA | BRC40 | Slat | MB | GPW | GPA | MLW-2 | CJ-1 | CJ-2 | CJ-2A | CJ-3A | CJ-V35 | M38 | CJ-4 | CJ-4M | M38A1 | Bobcat |CJ-3B | M606 |CJ-5 | M170 | CJ-6 | DJ-3A | CJ-3B Long | DJ-3B | M422 | M151 | CJ-5A | DJ-5 | DJ-6 | DJ-5B | Commando | CJ-7 | JeepII | CJ-8 | YJ | YJ Long | Renegade | TJ | Dakar | Icon | TJL |Unlimited |JK |J8 |JT |EV
Visit CJ3B.info on Facebook.
CJ3B Home | Contents | Search | Links |Bulletin Board