|Today in WW II: 30 Aug 1941 German Lorenz SZ40 teleprinter operator sent a 4,000 character message twice, allowing British mathematician Bill Tutte and others at Bletchley Park to decipher the machine's coding mechanism. More ↓
|30 Aug 1942 Germany formally annexes Luxembourg to the German Reich, triggering a general strike the next day protesting German Army conscription.
30 Aug 1942 Battle of Alam el Halfa, between Rommel's German force and British Commenwealth troops under Montgomery, south of El Alamein, the end of last major Axis offensive of their Western Desert campaign [30 Aug-5 Sep].
30 Aug 1944 Last remnants of German forces retreat across the Seine River, bringing Operation Overlord to a successful conclusion.
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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.