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Today in WW II: 25 Oct 1943 American and New Zealand troops land at Mono and Stirling, Treasury Islands, south of Bougainville [25-27 Oct].  More 
25 Oct 1944 First operation by the Japanese Kamikaze Special Attack Force: 55 kamikazes strike 7 carriers and 40 other ships, sinking six, off Leyte, Philippines.
25 Oct 1944 Battle off Samar [Leyte]: US Admiral Sprague skillfully prevents a loss to the stronger Japanese force under Japanese Admiral Kurita.
25 Oct 1944 Battle off Cape Engaño (Leyte): lopsided naval battle resulting in the loss of most of Japanese Northern Force to US Admiral Halsey's carrier planes and battleships [25-26 Oct].
25 Oct 1944 Soviet Red Army enters Kirkenes, the first town in Norway to be liberated from the Germans.
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XM551 pilot model of the M551 General Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle, circa early 1960s.
Iraqi mechanics at the Taji National Maintenance Depot perform maintenance on HMMWVs being refurbished and turned over to the Government of Iraq from the United States, circa June 2008. These are the first deliveries under an agreement covering 8500 such vehicles.
Heavy Equipment Transporters wait to be unloaded from trailers in a lot at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 2010. HETs, along with Third Army transportation units who drive them, are a vital part of Third Army's mission in the Iraq drawdown. The US Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) consists of the Oshkosh Truck M-1070 Truck Tractor and the M-1000 Heavy Equipment Transporter Semi-trailer manufactured by Systems & Electronics, Inc., St Louis, MO. These trucks are designed to carry heavy equipment up to 70-tons such as Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, M-1 Abrams tanks, troop carriers and other HETs.
Loading a sick or injured horse into a GMC CCKW Truck, Stock Rack, 2 1/2-ton 6x6,  used as an animal ambulance by 2d Platoon, Company E (Veterinary), 13th Mountain Medical Battalion, CBI, circa 1945.
Task Force A. Second Armored Division. Greasing of light, machinegun port and other equipment on M5 Stuart tank prior to shipment, Pier 6, Newport News, VA, 14 October 1942.
Evacuation of wounded from a Consolidated B-24 at a base in England, circa 1944.  Vehicles include WC-54 Ambulance, weapons carrier WC cargo truck, jeep, Chevrolet 1 1/2-ton bomb truck.

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