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.

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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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