WW II Dodge WC-4 Truck

WW II Dodge WC-4 Truck

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WW II photo of a WC-4 Dodge Army truck at the Chrysler test facility, near Detroit, MI. The truck is being driven by Army officers attending a school conducted by the Chrysler Corporation to familiarize them with the characteristics of the vehicle. This high resolution photo shows every detail of the truck, the canvas top, and the driver. The photo was undated but taken early in World War II.

The WC4 1/2 Ton 4x4 truck was superceded by the WC-51 Truck, 3/4 ton, 4x4, well known as the World War II Weapons Carrier.

Today in WW II: 12 Aug 1942 Second Moscow Conference: Churchill, Stalin and US representative planned the North Africa Campaign and future Second Front in France [12-17 Aug]. More 
12 Aug 1942 Winston Churchill appoints Lt. General Bernard L. Montgomery to command the British Eighth Army in N. Africa.
12 Aug 1944 Battle of the Falaise Pocket, the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy, begins; Allied fighter-bombers and artillery destroy twenty nearly-encircled German divisions [12-21 Aug].
12 Aug 1944 Florence, Italy liberated by the Allies.
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