Today in WW II: 7 Apr 1939 King Zog of Albania flees the invasion of his country by Italian fascists, forcing him into exile. More↓
7 Apr 1945 German aircraft ramming unit [Sonderkommando Elbe] makes its only flight, destroying 24 B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers of the US Eighth Air Force. 7 Apr 1945 Following the loss of Okinawa, Kantaro Suzuki becomes Prime Minister of Japan, ad advocte of ending the war on any terms, opposed by Japan's military leaders. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
M748 Truck, Bolster, 5 Ton, 6x6
The M-748 Truck, Bolster, 5 ton, 6x6 is part of the G-744 (or M-39) series of 5 ton 6x6 trucks. More information about the history, model numbers, and configurations of the M39-series of trucks is on the linked page.
The M748 Truck, Bolster, 5 Ton, 6x6 was produced with and without winch in -A1 and -A2 variants. The truck was 314 1/4 inches long, 121 inches in height, and 98 inches wide.
This vehicle is also called Truck, Logging, M748.
M748 Truck, Bolster, 5 Ton, 6x6 from TM 43-0001-31, June 1985, Page 4-141.