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The Japanese Light Truck Type 97 was based on the Isuzu truck TX40, sharing parts common to the Type 94 Truck. The Type 97 could be found in almost all areas of the Pacific war as a principle truck for the IJA until wars end.
Principal service: 1937–45
Weight : 3.008 ton
Dimensions: 5.865 x 2.17 x 2.25(h) m
Speed (max) : 75 km/hr
Engine : Gasoline Engine 52 HP
Loading Capacity : 1.5 ton
Manufacturer : Isuzu
Japanese trucks were inclined to be narrow to suit local roads and had high ground clearance to cope with uneven surfaces. They tended to be quite heavy compared to British equivalents and some were almost exact copies of the 1939 Chevrolet.
Light Truck Type 97 in Bolt Action
These smaller vehicles had about half the capacity of a standard general purpose truck. So there is no problem fielding an entire squad split between two of these nifty little workhorses: