Today in WW II: 16 Feb 1940 British destroyer HMS Cossack pursues the disguised German tanker Altmark into Norwegian waters [Jøssingfjord]; boarding party finds 299 captive British seamen. More 
16 Feb 1943 Germans withdraw and Soviet troops reconquer Kharkov, but cannot hold on in the Third Battle of Kharkov later in Feb-Mar 1943.
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M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer (PLST)

The M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer is a component of the US Military family of Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicles. General information about the PLS series is found on the linked page.

The M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer (PLST) is designed specifically for interoperability with the Palletized Load System trucks. The trailer can be loaded directly from the PLS truck using the Load Handling System (LHS) and M1077 Flatrack.

M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer (PLST).  From TM 9-2320-364-10, Page 1-5, Figure 1-3
M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer (PLST). From TM 9-2320-364-10, Page 1-5, Figure 1-3.

M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer used by 502nd Engineers building assault bridge over the Euphrates River, December 2004
M1076 Palletized Load System Trailer used by 502nd Engineers building assault bridge over the Euphrates River, December 2004.

PLS truck with M1076 PLS trailer
PLS truck with M1076 PLS trailer.