These vehicles were finished in standard US matt olive paint and were marked
with the usual registration number, national symbols, bridge classifaction
and unit numbers etc. In addition the word "ambulance" appeared over the
windscreen with a small Geneva Red Cross on a white panel at either end.
Early vehicles also carried a white panelled red cross centered on the body
sides above the waist moulding a 42x40 in panel on the roof and two panels
on the rear doors in overall. In October 1943 much larger red crosses were
adopted 36x33in on the bodyside 64x60in on the roof, also centred on the
wheel arch and a single panel 47x45in across both rear doors interrupted by
Across the four years 1942-1945, total production of the 3/4 ton WC-series
T214 was 255.173 of these the number of ambulances was 22.857. The vehicles
were supplied under the US government contracts W398-QM-11420 (850
examples), W398-QM-11422 (9945 examples), DAW398-QM-448 (16 examples),
W398-QM-13596 (410 examples) and W374-ORD-2864 (11.636 examples).
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