Today in WW II: 18 Oct 1941 General Hideki Tojo becomes the 40th Prime Minister of Japan, serving until 22 July 1944 when he was forced out by the loss of Saipan.  More 
18 Oct 1943 Third Moscow Conference: US Britain, and the Soviets discuss the progress of the war against Germany and post-war methods to ensure peace [18 Oct-11 Nov].
18 Oct 1944 Volkssturm founded by Hitler, mobilizing all German civilian males between sixteen and sixty for a suicidal final defense of the Third Reich.
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Chart of Military Semitrailers, Chassis

Semitrailer Chassis: 6-Ton, 4-Wheel M295A1.  From TM 43-0001-31
Semitrailer Chassis: 6-Ton, 4-Wheel M295A1. From TM 43-0001-31.

Military trailers designated as a chassis are manufactured as a base. Other equipment or components will be added to the chassis, often resulting in a new vehicle with a differnt model number.

Vehicle Description Photo Link
M-117 M-117 Chassis, Semitrailer, 6-ton, single axle (G-751)  
M-126 M-126 Chassis, Semitrailer, 12-ton, 4-Wheel M-126 Chassis, Semitrailer, 12-ton, 4-Wheel
M-295 M-295 Chassis, Semitrailer, 6-ton, 4-wheel