K-55 trailer

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The K-55 trailer was a house trailer used by the U.S. Army Signal Corps during and after World War II.

Specifications[edit]

The K-55 trailer was built by two manufacturers, A.J. Miller and Oneonta Linn Corp.[1] Its net weight was 8,200 lbs. It was equipped with electric brakes and had a fifth wheel type hitch. It had five windows and a door on each side.

Usage[edit]

The K-55 trailer was used to house the SCR-572 or AN/TTQ-1,[2] operations center, but was also used for message centers at division level.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TM 9-2800 Standard Military Motor Vehicles. dated 1 Sept. 1943. p. 460
  2. ^ TM 11-487 Electrical Communication Systems Equipment. dated 2 Oct. 1944, p. 104
  3. ^ http://www.realmilitaryflix.com/public/695.cfm

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