Today in WW II: 10 Nov 1941 To increase production, US Army gives Ford Motor Co. a contract to manufacture the Willys designed jeep.  More 
10 Nov 1944 Accidental detonation of 3800 tons of ammunition on USS Mount Hood [AE-11] while anchored on Manus Island [Papua New Guinea] destroys itself and 22 small boats, damages 36 nearby ships, and kills 432 men with 371 more injured.
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Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

The M-726 Telephone Maintenance truck is a variant of the Kaiser Jeep M-715 5/4 ton U.S. Military Truck, built by Kaiser from 1967-1969.

Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep
Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep
Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

For more photos of the M726 Telephone Maintenance Truck, visit this page at Vintage Military Trucks.