John Mack, Gus Mack and William Mack formed Mack Brothers in 1902, having started building buses in 1900, and their first truck in 1907 followed by their first 1.5-ton truck in 1909. Both Ford and Chevrolet claim to have invented the first pickup truck in 1917 and 1918 respectively. The Americam Military ordered vast numbers of trucks during The Great War, and these were used to rebuild America after the war, including such projects as the Hoover Dam. During World War Two, automobile manufacturers mass-produced 2,600,000 military trucks and 660,000 jeeps.
Dodge WC Trucks
REO Cars and Trucks
GMC CCKW 352 1944. The 352 was the short wheelbase version of the 2.5-ton Military Truck
GMC CCKW-353 1939. A 6x6 variant with double front wheels
GMC CCKW 353 1945 - Open Cab. A steel cabbed closed version was also built.
GMC CCKW 353 1945 Truck. This 6-wheel drive 2.5-ton truck was produced from 1941 to 1945, in both this open cab and as a steel body closed cab. Powered by a 4425cc (296) 6-cylinder engine. 562,750 manufactured