Today in WW II: 23 Nov 1940 Ford delivered the Pygmy prototype jeep to the US Army. More 
23 Nov 1942 SS Ben Lomond sunk by German U-boat off the coast of Brazil.
23 Nov 1943 Deutsche Opernhaus, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and many other buildings destroyed by a 764 aircraft RAF bombing raid on Berlin [22-23 Nov].
23 Nov 1944 Strasbourg, in eastern France, liberated by French General LeClerc's 2nd Armored Division. Eisenhower orders controversial halt at the Rhine by US Sixth Army Group.
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M1096 or M1096A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Chassis

The M1096 or M1096A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Chassis is a member of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), providing tactical unit mobility and logistics for the U.S. Army and the other military services.

Curb Weight 17,336 lb 7,863 kg
Length 349 in 8,860 mm
Width 96 in 2,438 mm
Oper. Height 112 in 2,845 mm
Air Trans. Height 105.5 in 2,680 mm
Wheelbase 177 in 4,500 mm
Range (Min. Gr. Wt.) 300+ mi 483+ km
Approach Angle 40
Departure Angle 20
Payload (depends on config) 10,000 lb 4,536 kg
Towed Load 21,000 lb 9,596 kg

M1096 or M1096A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Chassis
M1096 or M1096A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Chassis.

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