Today in WW II: 1 Feb 1940 Russian forces launch a major assault on Finnish troops occupying the Karelian Isthmus.  More 
1 Feb 1941 German Navy adds a fourth rotor to the Enigma encryption machine, making it much more difficult to break the code.
1 Feb 1941 USMC Second Marine Division formally activated at San Diego, CA.
1 Feb 1941 United States Navy reorganizes into separate Atlantic and Pacific Fleets, with the Pacific Fleet HQ at Pearl Harbor, HI.
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Truck, Ambulance, 1 1/4 ton, 4x4 M725 "five-quarter" (G-890) Kaiser

The Truck, Ambulance, 1 1/4 ton, 4x4 M-725 is a variant of the Kaiser Jeep M-715 5/4 ton U.S. Military Truck, built by Kaiser from 1967-1969 to replace the Dodge M-43 ambulance of the M-37 3/4 ton truck series. The M725 had a crew of two and could transport five patients on stretchers or eight walking wounded. It was powered by the Kaiser Jeep 258 cid 6 cyl. 150hp gasoline engine and could reach 60 mph. Operators manual is TM 9-230-244-10.

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M-725 Kaiser Jeep Ambulance at 4th Infantry Division Museum, Ft. Hood, TX, 2 December 2005. Photo: Courtesy of Bob Pettit.

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M-725 Kaiser Jeep Ambulance, Granbury, TX, 4 October 2005. Photo: Courtesy of Bob Pettit.

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M-725 Kaiser Jeep Ambulance, Granbury, TX, 4 October 2005. Photo: Courtesy of Bob Pettit.

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