Today in WW II: 16 Sep 1940 Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 signed by Pres. Roosevelt, beginning the military draft of US men aged 21-36.  More 
16 Sep 1941 German encirclement of Soviet forces in Kiev completed, to be followed by ruthless German attacks to annihilate the trapped Red Army troops.
16 Sep 1943 Malaya Zemlya enclave of Novorossiysk port on the Black Sea, after holding out against Wehrmacht for 225 days, liberated by the Red Army.
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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.

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