M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Truck (G-749)

The M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 is part of the GMC M-135 Series of Cargo Trucks. More information is found on the linked Olive-Drab.com page.

M211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Trucks carry returning POWs during Operation Big Switch, Panmunjom, Korea, 12 August 1953. The clothing dumped and burning along the road had been stripped off by the Communist POWs
M211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Trucks carry returning POWs during Operation "Big Switch," Panmunjom, Korea, 12 August 1953. The clothing dumped and burning along the road had been stripped off by the Communist POWs.

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Truck at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.

Today in WW II: 14 Oct 1939 German U-Boat U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak at Scapa Flow in Orkney, Scotland, with loss of 833 sailors. More 
14 Oct 1943 Schweinfurt Raid, Black Thursday: US 8th Air Force sends more than 250 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers to destroy ball-bearing factories.
14 Oct 1944 German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel commits suicide rather than face execution for his involvement in the 20 July plot against Adolf Hitler.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

GMC M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck Photo Gallery

M-211 owned by Bobby Pendleton. Photo: Courtesy of Sean Bathrick
M-211 owned by Bobby Pendleton. Photo: Courtesy of Sean Bathrick.

M-211 owned by Bobby Pendleton. Photo: Courtesy of Sean Bathrick
M-211 owned by Bobby Pendleton. Photo: Courtesy of Sean Bathrick.

M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749)
M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749).

M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749).  Photo:  Courtesy MilitaryRoadshow.com and eBay seller twlane1
M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749). Photo: Courtesy MilitaryRoadshow.com and eBay seller twlane1.

M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749) with M-105 1 1/2 ton 2-Wheel Cargo Trailer (G-754).  Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.
M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749) with M-105 1 1/2 ton 2-Wheel Cargo Trailer (G-754). Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.

M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749). Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.
M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749). Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.

M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749). Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.
M-211 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Cargo Truck (G-749). Photo: Courtesy of Reggie Caruso.

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