Original Source Documents: September 1, 1938 - 451 - Progress Report - Month Ending August 31, 1938 - Project EDT - No. 29-8 - Truck, Chassis, 4-wheel drive, Quarter-ton Capacity (Carrier - Machine Gun)
Contributor: Todd G. Paisley
Source: National Archives - Philadelphia
HOLABIRD QUARTERMASTER DEPOT
Engr. File: 451 (Development)
September 1, 1938
SUBJECT: Progress Report - Month Ending August 31, 1938 - Project EDT - No. 29-8 - Truck Chassis, 4-wheel
drive, 1/4-ton capacity (Carrier - Machine Gun)
TO: The Quartermaster General, Washington, D. C.
1. In compliance with instructions contained in paragraph 2. c. (1), Letter OQMG, dated September 4, 1937, file: M 451 T-M (Development), subject: "General Instructions - Experimental, Development and Test Program, Army Transportation, Motors". the following progress report for the month ending August 31, 1938, covering the above-mentioned project number, is submitted.
a. In accordance with verbal conversation with Lieut. Colonel J. H. Johnson, Q.M.C., OQMG, it is recommended that this project be closed and a new project set up authorizing the construction of a 3-passenger light weight open body for this chassis, so that this vehicle can be tested in comparison with the 3-passenger motor tricycle.
H. J. Lawes,
Lieut. Colonel, QuartermasterCorps,