In the latter case the vehicle must be supported by removable props, which are carried on the vehicle, and the
bulldozer blade must be lowered on the ground.
Many swollen bodies had to be shot to expunge gasses within them before they could be burnt, and
bulldozers were used to clear the area of dead animals.
Military winter service vehicles are heavily armoured to allow for their use in combat zones, especially in Arctic and mountain warfare, and often based on combat
bulldozers or Humvees.
Winter service vehicle
Some other fires were too remote or in too steep terrain for the safe operation of heavy equipment, and
bulldozers were prohibited from many areas because of the impact they have on surface features.
Yellowstone fires of 1988
The 871st followed the next day with its small air-portable
bulldozers and graders.
Landing at Nadzab
With Caen north of the River Orne in Allied hands, mine-clearance operations were launched,
bulldozers were set to work to clear the streets and a convoy of trucks carrying supplies for the civilian population was brought in.