|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-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB
The M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB 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 primary missions of the M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB are to trasnport electronic base stations into the field, to serve as communications stations or electronic repiar stations.
The dimensions of the M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB are:
- Length: 365 inches
- Width: 98 inches
- Height: 136 1/2 inches
Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-934 5 Ton 6x6 Truck, Van at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:
M-934 5-ton 6x6 Truck, Van Photo Gallerey
M-934A2 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB on a railroad flat car at Fort Eustis, VA, 24 February 2002.
M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB deployed for Exercise Reforger '91, 24 August 1991. Vessel in background is the Military Sealift Command vehicle cargo ship Cape Diamond (T-AKR-5055).
32nd Separate Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers secure an M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB to a flatbed rail car for transport to the port of Bremerhaven during Exercise Reforger '86, 3 February 1986.