This Month in Jeep History

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From military vehicles to Jeep Jamborees, Jeep is more than just a vehicle, its a brand with a history. The month of September holds historical events that have made Jeep the brand it has become today.

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The first Bantam Jeep vehicle was completed on September 21, 1940. After completion, the prototype was put through rigorous tests before it eventually became one of the most iconic military vehicles of its time.

September 13, 2007, the Jeep J8 was introduced at the Defence Systems & Equipment International trade show. Based on the Jeep Wrangler, this unarmored military vehicle was produced in Egypt, and featured heavy-duty rear leaf springs and a hood-mounted snorkel for water and sand storms, among other upgrades.

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On September 21, 2012, Jeep Jamboree USA hosted the Second Annual Laurel Highlands Jeep Jamboree on Southwestern Pennsylvania’s 2,000-acre Nemacolin Woodlands Resort grounds. Old and new models alike converged to take…

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