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Toledo Loves Its Jeep

The Blade is proud to be publishing a retrospective honoring the 75th Anniversary of Jeep and the town that started it all: Toledo!

Available this fall as an 8.5x11", glossy, full color coffee-table book, this commemorative keepsake compiled and designed by Blade Staff will include stories and historic photos on:

  • The Willys-Overland origins
  • Jeep at war
  • Amazing Jeep models
  • Jeep’s local workforce
  • Keeping jeep in Toledo
  • Cataloging of Jeep makes and models produced in Toledo
  • A look at Jeep today…and more

SAMPLE PAGES

The following page previews show just a few of the amazing photographs and historical timelines produced from The Blade's extensive archives.

The first Jeep produced by Willys-Overland. 

The first Jeep produced by Willys-Overland. 

Chapter 3: World War II — Where the Jeep would introduce itself to the world out of necessity.

Chapter 3: World War II — Where the Jeep would introduce itself to the world out of necessity.

Full Historic Articles, Headlines and Pictures

Toledo Loves Its Jeep features the best articles and photos from The Blade's archives, extracted and reformatted with new life breathed into them. Readers will be able to see the full Jeep timeline as it has developed from 1940 to now!

John North Willys, a shrewd business man and Toledo visionary, historically profiled by The Blade.

John North Willys, a shrewd business man and Toledo visionary, historically profiled by The Blade.

Timelines, Summaries, & Today's Vantage

The book looks year by year at makes and models as well as company evolvement, all the way to today as new milestones are surpassed and surmised.  

The 1,000,000 JK Wrangler rolling off the line in Toledo in 2013. 

The 1,000,000 JK Wrangler rolling off the line in Toledo in 2013. 

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