Today in WW II: 22 Jul 1942 Japanese invade Papua, New Guinea at Basabua then move along the northeast coast of New Guinea to Buna, beginning a long campaign. More 
22 Jul 1942 Daily gassing of Jews from Warsaw begins at Treblinka; 4000 men, women, children killed daily, the largest slaughter of any single community during the Holocaust [22 Jul-12 Sep].
22 Jul 1944 Setbacks in the Japanese war effort force the resignation of Hideki Tojo as Prime Minister of Japan.
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GMC M221 Truck, Tractor, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749)

The M-221 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Tractor is part of the GMC M-135 Series of Cargo Trucks. More information is found on the linked page.

U.S. Military GMC M221 Truck, Tractor, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
U.S. Military GMC M221 Truck, Tractor, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024

U.S. Military GMC M221 Truck, Tractor, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
U.S. Military GMC M221 Truck, Tractor, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024