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M5 Bomb Trailer

DAYTON, Ohio -- M5 bomb trailer on display in the World War II Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- M5 bomb trailer on display in the World War II Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)


The M5 bomb trailer is a 2-1/2 ton capacity vehicle used during World War II for transporting bombs from munitions storage areas to the aircraft for loading. Up to six M5s can be towed in a train. The trailer weighs 7,200 pounds when fully loaded.

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