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28 Aug 1944 German experimental Me-262 jet fighter shot down near Brussels by USAAF P-47 aircraft, the first Me-262 lost in air combat.
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M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10 w/o Material Handling Crane
The M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10 is one of the US Military family of Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicles. General information about the PLS series is found on the linked page.
The M1075 cargo truck is equipped with a hydraulic Load Handling System (LHS) capable of self-loading and unloading. It does not have the Material Handling Crane (MHC) or winch kit that is found on the M1074 PLS truck.
M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10, rail marshalling area, Fort Stewart, GA, 2 August 2001.
M1075 PLS Trucks from the 589th Brigade Support Battalion delivering concrete barriers to traffic control points throughout Baghdad, April 2006.
M1075 PLS Trucks are used to deliver palletized cargo to Forward Operating Bases throughout Iraq.
M1075 PLS Truck. Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation.
M1075 PLS Trucks, 1st Transportation Movement Control Agency, United States Army Europe, Kaiserslautern, Germany.