Today in WW II: 8 May 1944 Supreme Allied Commander Eisenhower confirms 5 June 1944 as the date for Operation Overlord, the invasion of France [changed last minute to 6 June due to weather]. More 
8 May 1945 VE Day (Victory in Europe): celebrates the formal acceptance of the unconditional surrender Nazi Germany and the end of Hitler's Third Reich.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) 'Ben Hur'

The G-527 Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel was towed by 3/4 ton or heavier vehicles to provide drinking water to the field. A hand pump at the front of the tank delivered the water to dispensing faucets. Manufactured by Ben Hur, Checker, and Springfield. Sometimes called "Ben Hur water trailer."

Manuals for the Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) include:

  • ORD 9 G527 Parts List
  • TM 10-1212 Parts and Maintenance

Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton Photo Album

Factory photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) by Ben Hur
Factory photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) by Ben Hur.

1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)
1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)

1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)
1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)

Military Theme
T-Shirts & Stuff
Visit Olive-Drab.com's sister site for
over 10,000 free military vehicle photos!