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Today in WW II: 25 Jul 1943 As defeats pile up, Mussolini replaced by Badoglio as Italian Premier.  More 
25 Jul 1944 Operation COBRA starts US breakout from Normandy.
25 Jul 1944 Air combat between an Me-262 and an RAF Mosquito, the first combat involving the German experimental jet fighter.
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72nd Armor M26 Pershing Tank guards the DMZ, Korea, early 1950s.
US Army Engineers, using a truck-mounted revolving crane, swing a section of a treadway bridge into place over the Vire River near Pontfarcy, France, circa August 1944.
M916 Truck, Tractor: 20-Ton, Light Equipment, 6x6 with semitrailer carrying a bulldozer, Ft. Benning, GA, 2006.
Trailer, Bolster: 4-Ton, 4-Wheel, General Purpose, M796 at Fort Carson, CO, August 2012. The trailer is used to transport invasion pipes, telephone poles, bridge sections or other material.  It is capable of operating over unimproved roads as well as improved roads.  The M796 has these features:  Extendable open-frame chassis with bolster supports, may be towed by 5-ton M39 series truck or similar vehicle, has tandem axle with four wheels, air-operated hydraulic brake system, 24-volt electrical system, retractable landing gear at front of trailer, and spare wheel located under right rear of trailer.  See TM 9-2330-287-14&P. Courtesy: Government Liquidation LLC.
US Seventh Army infantrymen climb on an M5 Stuart light tank, in preparation for an advance, circa November 1944.
A 75mm antitank gun and M3 37mm antitank gun (left) protect the streets of Lake Charles, LA, 11 September 1941, during Third Army maneuvers.

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