Today in WW II: 20 Jun 1943 Operation TOENAILS opens with Marines landing at Segi Point on Vangunu Island, southeast of New Georgia.  

GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749)

The M-217 2 1/2 Ton 6x6 Gasoline Tank Truck is part of the GMC M-135 Series of Cargo Trucks. More information is found on the linked page.

GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), delivering fuel to a continuous mix asphalt plant
GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), delivering fuel to a continuous mix asphalt plant.

GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024

GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024
GMC M217 Truck, Gasoline Tank, 2 1/2 ton, 6x6 (G-749), from TM 9-8024