Today in WW II: 4 Jul 1942 German bombers and submarines sink 24 ships of Convoy PQ 17 to the Soviet Union after the convoy spread out in the Arctic Ocean to evade the German battleship Tirpitz.  More 
4 Jul 1942 US Eighth Air Force flies its first mission in Europe using six borrowed British planes; only three aircraft returned.
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GMC M215 Truck, Dump, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749)

The M-215 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Dump Truck is part of the GMC M-135 Series of Cargo Trucks. More information is found on the linked page.

GMC M215 Truck, Dump, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
GMC M215 Truck, Dump, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024.

GMC M215 Truck, Dump, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
GMC M215 Truck, Dump, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024.