Today in WW II: 14 Nov 1940 German Blitz air raids on Coventry, England with 449 bombers, destroy much of the city and its cathedral [November 14-16].  More 
14 Nov 1940 Greek army pushes the Italians out of Greece, chasing them into Albania.
14 Nov 1942 Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal pits aircraft from US carrier Enterprise and Henderson Field against large Japanese force trying to reinforce Guadalcanal by sea.
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M1157 Ten Ton Dump Truck

The M-1157 Ten Ton Dump 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 w/Fuel 26,320 lb (11,939 kg)
Length 292.5 in (7,430 mm)
Width 96 in (2,440 mm)
Oper. Height 112 in (2,845 mm)
Air Trans. Height 105.5 in (2,680 mm)
Wheelbase 161.4 in (4,100 mm)
Range (Min. Gr. Wt.) 300+ mi (483+ km)
Approach Angle 40
Departure Angle 36
Payload 20,000 lb (21,011 kg) plus kits
Towed Load 26,000 lb (11,794 kg)
Max Speed (Governed, at Max Wt) 58 mph (94 km/h)

XM1157 A1 R 10.0 ton Dump
XM1157 A1 R 10.0 ton Dump.