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Matford F917-WS, 4.5-ton, 4x2, Cargo

1,000 produced at the Poissy plant after the evacuation of the Mathis plant at Strassbourg

Result of the fusion of Mathis and Ford in 1934

Wehrmacht judgement : unreliable and poor performance (but widely used !)

Matford F917-WS 5000 liter tanker

In French service

Serving with the D.A.K. and burnt out in the Middle East

150 samples supplied to the French Army and subsequently captured by the Germans

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