Today in WW II: 11 Sep 1944 Following Operation DRAGOON, US Seventh Army links up with Patton's Third Army west of Dijon, France, creating a solid wall of Allied forces stretching from Antwerp, Holland to the Swiss border. More ↓
11 Sep 1944 First into Germany: At 1805 a 5th Armored Division patrol reached the Our River, then waded across, moving from Luxembourg into Germany near Stalzemburg, on the Siegfried Line.
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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, 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.