Today in WW II: 21 Oct 1933 Germany gives notice of withdrawal from the League of Nations.  More 
21 Oct 1944 Aachen falls to American troops, the first German city to be captured.
21 Oct 1944 Allied ships experience the first kamikaze attack as a Japanese pilot suicidally flys his bomb carrying plane into the HMAS Australia off Leyte, Philippines.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED 6x6, 20 ton Capacity

There are three related Harnischfeger models:

  • M320T Crane, Shovel, Truck Mounted, 20-Ton, 3/4 cubic yard
  • M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED, 3/4 cubic yard, 20-Ton w/Clamshell
  • M320RT Crane, Truck Mounted, Hydraulic, 25-Ton

A Harnischfeger Corp. Model M320T crane was tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground from 19 March 1969 to 20 February 1970 (Registration number 08A86569). The M320T2 full nomenclature is:

CRANE, TRUCK MOUNTED, 3/4 CUBIC YARDS, 20 TON,
W/ CLAMSHELL, DRAGLINE AND BACKHOE ATTACHMENTS, G.E.D.,
(HARNISCHFEGER CORP MODEL M 320T2) FSN 3810-151-4431

GED means Gasoline Engine Driven.

Manuals for the M320T2 Crane include:

  • TM 5-3810-294-10 Operators Manual
  • TM 5-3810-294-20P Unit Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List
  • TM 5-3810-294-34P Direct and General Support Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List

Dataplate M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED 6x6.   Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit
Dataplate on U.S. Army M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED 6x6, Granbury, TX, 4 October 2005. Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit.

M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED 6x6.   Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit
U.S. Army M320T2 Crane, Truck Mounted, GED 6x6, Granbury, TX, 4 October 2005. Boom has been removed and disassembled. Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit.

privacy policy