Today in WW II: 23 Feb 1942 Japanese submarine I-17 attacks a coastal oil refinery at Santa Barbara, CA. 17 high-explosive shells cause insignificant damage.  More 
23 Feb 1944 US forces achieve victory in the Battle of Eniwetok Atoll, in the Pacific Marshall Islands.
23 Feb 1945 US Marines from 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division captured the summit of Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima, after days of intense fighting. Without realizing its significance, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal snapped the world famous Iwo Jima flag photo.
23 Feb 1945 Allied Forces cross the Roer River [Operation Grenade].
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M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB

The M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB is part of the G-908 (or M-809) series of 5 ton 6x6 trucks. Details of the history, model numbers, and configurations of the M809-series of trucks are on the linked page.

The M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB measures 377+ inches bumper to bumper and 242 inches from the center of the front axle to the center of the rearmost axle.

M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB, S. Korea, 31 March 1988
M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB, S. Korea, 31 March 1988.

M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB, with AN/MSQ-104 Engagement Control Station in the bed, Andrews AFB, MD, 10 May 1991
M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB, with AN/MSQ-104 Engagement Control Station in the bed, Andrews AFB, MD, 10 May 1991.

M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 ton, 6x6 XLWB w/o winch.  Cargo bed has been removed and military panel van body installed.  Photos: Government Liquidation.com   M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 ton, 6x6 XLWB w/o winch.  Cargo bed has been removed and military panel van body installed.  Photos: Government Liquidation.com
M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 ton, 6x6 XLWB w/o winch. Cargo bed has been removed and military panel van body installed. Photos: Government Liquidation.com

M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB
M-814 Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6x6 XLWB.