Today in WW II: 16 Oct 1939 Germans counterattack in the Saar, quickly expelling the French invaders. More 
16 Oct 1940 Selective Service draft registration begins in the United States for approximately 16 million men.
16 Oct 1940 34 ships sunk from Convoy SC-7 and Convoy HX-79 by German submarine Wolf Pack, one of the worst attacks of the war in the Atlantic [16-19 Oct].
16 Oct 1941 Germans and Romanians march into Odessa, following the Soviet evacuation.
16 Oct 1941 Although Stalin remains in Moscow, Soviet government moves east to Kuybyshev [Samara] on the Volga River, where they remain until summer of 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.



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