Friday, August 12, 2016

"Riplin Rhythm" of the 781st squadron of the 465 bomber group at Pantanella Airbase Italy 1944/45

Some contrived hoopty the guys made in their spare time from spare parts... that must have been a hell of a lot of fun, and a good way to blow off steam.

Probably named for Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orchestra, but who knows?


  1. Front axles look like VW items, so likely the car is a captured Kübel- or Schwimmwagen relieved of its body.

    1. Wow, good point! Thanks! It certainly looks like a rear engine car