Today in WW II: 27 Nov 1942 Operation Lila: German Army units reach Toulon, on the Mediterranean coast, to capture the Vichy French fleet based there.  More 
27 Nov 1942 French Navy at Toulon scuttles its ships and submarines to prevent German confiscation.
27 Nov 1944 Thousands of tons of ordnance explode at RAF Fauld underground munitions storage depot in Staffordshire, England, leaving about 75 dead and a huge crater.
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Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton, World War II (G518)

The Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton, World War II (G518) was produced during World War II by many manufacturers. It was produced with a wood body from mid-1942 but later was changed back to steel construction. This trailer was towed by most trucks in the range of 1 1/2 ton or larger.

Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton, World War II (G518).  Photo 1 May 1941
Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton, World War II (G518). Photo 1 May 1941.

A U.S. Army truck and Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton (G518) back up into a C-119 Flying Boxcar for evacuation during the Korean War, Yonpo Airfield, December 1950
A U.S. Army truck and Trailer, Cargo, 2 Wheel, 1 ton (G518) back up into a C-119 Flying Boxcar for evacuation during the Korean War, Yonpo Airfield, December 1950.

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