|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-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.