Today in WW II: 11 Nov 1940 55 Polish intellectuals murdered in Dachau concentration camp [near Munich], the first of many mass executions there.  More 
11 Nov 1940 Operation SWORDFISH: Raid on Taranto, Italy, the British Royal Navy's first all-aircraft naval attack, launching obsolete canvas planes from an aircraft carrier [11-12 Nov].
11 Nov 1942 Triggered by Operation Torch in N. Africa, Germans take control of all of Vichy France north of the Riviera.
11 Nov 1942 Allies capture Casablanca, Morocco during Operation Torch.
11 Nov 1942 In the aftermath of Operation Torch, Germany and Vichy France begin negotiations on the fate of the French fleet at Touson.
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M-1084 or M1084A1 5 ton Cargo Truck with MHE

The M-1084 or M1084A1 5 ton Cargo Truck is a member of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), providing tactical unit mobility and logistics for the U.S. Army and the other military services.

Curb Weight 23,877 lb 10,831 kg
Length 306 in 7,782 mm
Width 96 in 2,438 mm
Oper. Height 112 in 2,845 mm
Air Trans. Height 105.5 in 2,680 mm
Wheelbase 177 in 4,500 mm
Range (Min. Gr. Wt.) 300+ mi 483+ km
Approach Angle 40
Departure Angle 36
Payload 10,000 lb 4,536 kg
Towed Load 21,000 lb 9,526 kg
Inside Cargo Bed Length 170 in 4,318 mm
Inside Cargo Bed Width 91 in 2,314 mm

MHE is Materials Handling Equipment, a crane added to the rear of the vehicle.

M1084 or M1084A1 5 ton Cargo Truck with MHE
M1084 or M1084A1 5 ton Cargo Truck with MHE.