|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-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6
The M-931 Truck, Tractor, 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 dimensions of the M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 are:
- Length: 286 inches
- Width: 97 1/2 inches
- Height: 91 3/4 inches
Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-931 5 Ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:
M-931 5-ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor Photo Gallerey
Photo: M-931 tractor w/ XM-971E1 van trailer, courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck.
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 being lifted on board the US Naval Ship Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 July 1995.
M-931A1 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer drives off a rail car, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ, 29 September 1998.
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 at Gladstone Port, Australia, 17 September 1999.