Today in WW II: 22 Jul 1942 Japanese invade Papua, New Guinea at Basabua then move along the northeast coast of New Guinea to Buna, beginning a long campaign. More ↓
22 Jul 1942 Daily gassing of Jews from Warsaw begins at Treblinka; 4000 men, women, children killed daily, the largest slaughter of any single community during the Holocaust [22 Jul-12 Sep].
22 Jul 1944 Setbacks in the Japanese war effort force the resignation of Hideki Tojo as Prime Minister of Japan.
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Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Truck Tractor (G7113)
The Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton 4x4 Truck Tractor (G7113) 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 G7113 was used to haul light, general purpose cargo trailers for specific tasks such as delivering ammunition, raations, medical supplies or other material.
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 Truck Tractor (G7113), shown with a six-ton stake trailer.
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