25 Nov 1942 British SOE team and anti-Nazi Greeks blow up the Gorgopotamos railway viaduct, the first significant sabotage in occupied Europe [Operation Harling, Nov 25-26]. 25 Nov 1943 Battle of Cape St. George between Buka and New Ireland, off Papua New Guinea, fought by US and Japanese naval forces. 25 Nov 1944 In Philippine waters, USS Intrepid [CV-11] hit by two Japanese kamikaze planes within five minute period, killing 69 and seriously wounding 85 of the crew. 25 Nov 1944 Most deadly German V-2 rocket attack in Britain happened at New Cross Road, destroying a Woolworths store and surrounding area, killing 160 people, seriously injuring 120 others. 25 Nov 1944 Japanese occupy Nanning, a transportation hub in south China, for the second time, in final stages of the Ichi-Go offensive. 25 Nov 1944 Last American airborne troops withdraw from unsuccessful Operation Market Garden positions. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
An M52 Truck, Tractor, 5 ton, 6x6 towing a 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade M198 155mm howitzer up the stern loading ramp of the Waterman class maritime prepositioning ship SS PFC. EUGENE A. OBREGON, 15 March 1985.
An M-52 Truck, Tractor, 5 ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer with a container of equipment for the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, Wilmington, NC, 15 March 1985. The ship in the background is the Maersk class maritime prepositioning ship SS CPL. LOUIS J. HAUGE JR.
M52A2 Truck, Tractor, 5 ton, 6x6. Unit pictured was manufactured by Kaiser Jeep in 1968.