What is the scoop with this tank truck? Were the tracks supposed to drop down when it got to rough or muddy for the tires? What kind of truck is it?
The M247, known as the Mechanical Mule, was developed in the 1950′s by Willy’s as a light weight cargo carrier to replace the 1/4-ton Jeep and 3/4-ton trucks in infantry and airborne infantry battalions. They were used throughout the Vietnamese conflict and other U.S. Military operations until the 1980′s as platforms for carrying men, supplies, [...]