Today in WW II: 17 Oct 1941 USS Kearny [DD-432] torpedoed but not sunk by German submarine U-568, near Iceland, killing 11 sailors, the first American military casualties of WW II.  More 
17 Oct 1943 At Gothenburg, about 10,000 seriously wounded and sick German and British POWs, about half from each side, make up the first British-German prisoner exchange of WW II [17-21 Oct].
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Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446 and H446A

The air transportable "Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton" was produced by Hanson Manufacturing Co. in the late 1960s through mid-1970s. It was powered by a Detroit Diesel engine, and had a boom length of 25 feet.

Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446A. Photo:  Government Liquidation.com
Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446A. Photo: Government Liquidation.com

Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446. Photo:  Government Liquidation.com
Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446. Photo: Government Liquidation.com

Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446. Photo:  Government Liquidation.com
Crane, Wheel Mounted, 5 ton, Model H446. Interior of operators cab. Photo: Government Liquidation.com



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