|Today in WW II: 25 Oct 1943 American and New Zealand troops land at Mono and Stirling, Treasury Islands, south of Bougainville [25-27 Oct]. More ↓
|25 Oct 1944 First operation by the Japanese Kamikaze Special Attack Force: 55 kamikazes strike 7 carriers and 40 other ships, sinking six, off Leyte, Philippines.
25 Oct 1944 Battle off Samar [Leyte]: US Admiral Sprague skillfully prevents a loss to the stronger Japanese force under Japanese Admiral Kurita.
25 Oct 1944 Battle off Cape Engaño (Leyte): lopsided naval battle resulting in the loss of most of Japanese Northern Force to US Admiral Halsey's carrier planes and battleships [25-26 Oct].
25 Oct 1944 Soviet Red Army enters Kirkenes, the first town in Norway to be liberated from the Germans.
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M-925 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6
The M-925 Truck, Cargo, 5-ton, 6x6 is part of the M-939 Series of 5 ton 6x6 trucks. Details of the history, model numbers, and configurations of the M939-series of trucks are on the linked page.
The M925 is a dropside cargo truck of standard wheelbase. The M923 is the same vehicle without a winch. USMC M925 (and M923) cargo trucks had an updated cargo body with five drop sections (one rear, two on each side), compatible with ISO containers.
Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-925 5 Ton 6x6 at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:
M-925 5-ton 6x6 Truck Photo Gallerey
Marines use an M925A2 5-ton 6x6 cargo truck from Alpha Battery, Camp Pendleton, CA, to tow an M198 155mm Medium Howitzer to its firing position, Exercise Kernel Blitz '97, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, CA, 27 June 1997.
Senior MSGT Christi Hayburn on the running board of an M925A2 5-ton 6x6 cargo truck showing Senior Airman Daxton Newberry where to station his equipment during Tactical Fighter Weaponry 2001, Tranum, Denmark, 15 August 2001.
M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6 drives into the surf from the utility landing craft LCU-1649 during Exercise Solid Shield '85, Onslow Beach, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC, June 1985.