Today in WW II: 22 Aug 1942 Brazil joins the Allies, declares war on Germany and Italy; Brazilian Expeditionary Force [FEB] sent to fight in Italy from mid-1944 until the end of the war.
Truck, Ambulance, 1-1/4 Ton, 4x4 M886 Dodge CUCV
The M-886 Truck, Ambulance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4 (NSN 2310-00-579-9078) is a model of the M880 Dodge Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicles (CUCV) series of trucks. The linked page provides more information on the general characteristics of the Dodge CUCV trucks and a directory of links to Olive-Drab.com pages for other models of the series.
Tabulated data for the Truck, Ambulance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4 M-886 Dodge CUCV:
318 cid gasoline V8, 150 bhp @ 4000 rpm, 230 ft-lbs torque @ 2400 rpm with 2 bbl Carter or Holley carb
Chrysler Torqueflite 727 Automatic, 3 fwd, 1 rev
New Process NP203, 2 speed, full-time 4x4, chain drive