Today in WW II: 10 Jul 1940 Agreement divides France into German occupied zone of northern and western France, including the entire Atlantic coast, and unoccupied zone, the remaining 2/5 of France, under PĂ©tain at Vichy. More ↓
10 Jul 1940 Germain air campaign against England, the Battle of Britain, begins with German attacks on English Channel naval targets [10 Jul-31 Oct].
10 Jul 1943 Montgomery's British Eighth Army takes Syracuse on the first day of the invasion if Sicily, Italy.
10 Jul 1943 US Army Air Force begins raids against the Kurile Islands, the Northern Territories of Japan, about 650 miles west of the Aleutians.
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M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10 w/o Material Handling Crane
The M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10 is one of the US Military family of Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicles. General information about the PLS series is found on the linked page.
The M1075 cargo truck is equipped with a hydraulic Load Handling System (LHS) capable of self-loading and unloading. It does not have the Material Handling Crane (MHC) or winch kit that is found on the M1074 PLS truck.
M1075 Truck, Palletized Loading, 10x10, rail marshalling area, Fort Stewart, GA, 2 August 2001.
M1075 PLS Trucks from the 589th Brigade Support Battalion delivering concrete barriers to traffic control points throughout Baghdad, April 2006.
M1075 PLS Trucks are used to deliver palletized cargo to Forward Operating Bases throughout Iraq.
M1075 PLS Truck. Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation.
M1075 PLS Trucks, 1st Transportation Movement Control Agency, United States Army Europe, Kaiserslautern, Germany.