Today in WW II: 5 Apr 1942 Japanese Navy attacks naval base at Colombo in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] sinking two Royal Navy ships, the auxiliary cruiser Hector and the destroyer Tenedos.  More 
5 Apr 1945 Beginning of Allied operations to break out of the North Apennine mountains and surge into the Po Valley of Northern Italy.
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Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103)

The Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103) was part of the G506 series of 1 1/2 ton closed cab trucks built by Chevrolet in large numbers during World War II. The G7103 was fitted with various beds for specific purposes.

All of the G506 series trucks were powered by the Chevrolet 235 cu. in. 83 hp. six cyl. engine mated to a four speed transmission and two speed transfer case. It had a wheelbase of 145 inches.

Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103
Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Cab & Chassis (G7103).