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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Palletized Load System (PLS) Engineer Mission Modules (EMM)

The PLS Engineer Mission Modules (EMM) are components of the US Military family of Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicles. General information about the PLS series is found on the linked page.

To maximize the flexibility and mission capability of the PLS series of trucks, additional modules have been designed that mount on the basic chassis. This page describes some of those optional modules.

PLS truck with Engineer Mission Module - M6 Dump Body (EMM-DB).  Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation
PLS truck with Engineer Mission Module - M6 Dump Body (EMM-DB). The Dump Body Module has 12 cubic-yard capacity. Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation.

PLS truck with 3000 gal. Water Distribution Module
PLS truck with 3000 gal. Water Distribution Module.

PLS trucks with 3500 gal. Modular Fuel Farm.  Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation
PLS trucks with 3500 gal. Modular Fuel Farm. Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation.

PLS truck with M7 Forward Repair System Heavy (FRS-H)
PLS truck with M7 Forward Repair System Heavy (FRS-H).

PLS truck with M4 Bituminous Distributor Module (BDM)
PLS truck with M4 Bituminous Distributor Module (BDM).