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Today in WW II: 30 Jul 1940 President of Estonia, Konstantin Päts, is imprisoned by Soviet agents and deported to Russia.  More 
30 Jul 1944 Operation Bluecoat begins, an attack by British Second Army supporting breakout in Normandy, aimed to secure the Vire junction and high ground of Mont Pinçon [30 Jul-7 Aug].
30 Jul 1945 USS Indianapolis [CA-35] torpedoed by Japanese submarine, sinks in 12 minutes killing 300 immediately, leaving 900 men in shark-infested waters without lifeboats; only 316 rescued 4 days later.
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Interior, casualty compartment, M43B1 3/4-ton Dodge Ambulance, serial number 17501, built in February 1965. This vehicle was Lot 1109 of The Jacques M. Littlefield Collection, Military Vehicle Technology Foundation, Portola Valley, CA, auctioned 11-12 July 2014 by Auctions America. Courtesy:   Auctions America by RM.
Soldiers from the Danville-based 429th Brigade Support Battalion, 116th Brigade Combat Team prepare a logistical resupply convoy of HEMTT trucks with ammunition, food and other supplies, Fort Pickett, VA, 15 June 2012. The 429th BSB established their support operations at Fort Pickett and runs resupply convoys every three days to Fort A. P. Hill, VA, where the majority of the 116th Brigade Combat Team is conducting annual training.
Bulldozers working on airstrips in the sands of Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 1944.
An M151A2 light utility vehicle (jeep) comes ashore from a utility landing craft LCU 1653 during an amphibious demonstration for the 14th Annual Inter-American Naval Conference, Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA, 17 May 1988.
Tech. Sgt. Terry Esparza and Staff Sgt. Nicolas Officer, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (ISR) ambassadors, ride in the HMMWV provided by the 37th Logistics Readiness Squadron during the St. Patricks Day Parade, San Antonio, TX, 14 March 2009.
Marines of Gulf Battery 34d Battalion 11th Marine Regiment prepare to fire a 105mm Howitzer in support of the 7th Marine Regiment of Hill 63  25 miles southwest of the city of DaNang, Vietnam, 6 September 1969.

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