Today in WW II: 15 May 1940 Dutch armies surrender to Germany.  More 
15 May 1942 Gas rationing begins for the Eastern United States.
15 May 1942 US Congress authorizes Women's Auxiliary Army Corps [WAAC].
15 May 1944 Germans begin withdrawal from the Gustav Line to new positions south of Rome, Italy.
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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.