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Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 G506 Series

The Chevrolet G506 series of 1 1/2 ton 4x4 closed cab trucks were built by Chevrolet in large numbers during World War II.

All of the G506 series trucks were powered by the Chevrolet 235 cu. in. 83 hp. six cyl. engine mated to a four speed transmission and two speed transfer case. It had a wheelbase of 145 inches.

Click on the photo link to go to the page of photos and information for the specific truck in the Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 G506 Series.

Vehicle Description Photo Link
G7103 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103) Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103)
G7105 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Panel Truck G7105 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Panel Truck
G7106
G7116
Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cargo Dump Truck G7106 G7116 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cargo Dump Truck
G7107
G7117
Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cargo Truck (G7107 and G7117) Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cargo Truck (G7107 and G7117)
G7113 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Truck Tractor (G7113) Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Truck Tractor (G7113)
G7127 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 LWB Cargo Truck G7127 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 LWB Cargo Truck
G7128 Chevrolet M6 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Bomb Service Truck G7128 Chevrolet M6 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Bomb Service Truck
G7163 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Earth Auger Truck G7163 Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Earth Auger Truck
G7173 Chevrolet Truck, Telephone Construction & Maintenance, 1 1/2 Ton, 4x4, K-43 G7173 Chevrolet Truck, Telephone Construction & Maintenance, 1 1/2 Ton, 4x4, K-43 (G7173)

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Truck, Chevrolet, 1 1/2 Ton, 4x4, Cargo Long Wheelbase without Winch, Type G7127.  Bed was 15 feet long.
US Army trucks passing reviewing stand on Washington Avenue during parade which marked the second anniversary of the Transportation Corps, Hampton Roads, VA, 1 August 1944.  Vehicles appear to be a mix of 1 1/2-ton Chevrolet and CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 GMC cargo trucks.  Lead truck is Chevrolet 1 1/2-ton 4x4 followed by CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 and other vehicles.
Napoleon Beach, Cherbourg, France, circa September 1944.  US Army 342nd General Engineer Service regiment demolished the German anti-tank wall, opening the beach for use by Quartermaster DUKW amphibious trucks landing cargo from offshore ships.  The railing to the left encloses the statue of Napoleon III on horseback that gives the beach its name. Vehicles present include DUKWs, a Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Truck Tractor (G7113) with semitrailer, several COE GMC Model AFKWX-353 Truck, 2 1/2-Ton, 6x6 (G508), and crawler cranes.
In the Aleutian Islands, circa 1943, a jeep mired in mud is pulled out with tow rope attached to what appears to be an Athey Track Laying trailer.  Possible Chevrolet 1 1/2-ton cargo truck in upper right of photo.
Chevrolet 145 inch wheelbase, 1 1/2 ton, 4x4, cargo truck, Holabird Quartermaster Depot, 1941.
Chevrolet Truck, Telephone Construction and Maintenance, 1 1/2 Ton, 4x4, K-43, Holabird Quartermaster Depot, 1941.

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