by David Doyle.
While battlefield recovery is most often done through the use of armored recovery vehicles, such as the M88, retrieval under less hazardous circumstances is often done by wheeled vehicles, the very same vehicles that are used to transport tanks to the front. For the past several decades, the US Army has relied on two vehicles produced by Oshkosh Trucks (now Oshkosh Corporation) for this duty.
These vehicles, the M911 and the M1070, are both massive trucks, as you would expect for vehicles tasked with winching and hauling tanks and other armored vehicles and heavy equipment at highway speeds. On these pages we will explore the characteristics and use of these vehicles, but the photos on these pages do not fully show the size and robust construction of this equipment.
Illustrated with over 220 B/W and color photos and data tables. 80 pages. ISBN 9780897478571