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Today in WW II: 23 Oct 1941 Romanian troops slaughter over 20,000 Jews in the Odessa area, in reprisal for bomb set by Soviets.  More 
23 Oct 1942 2nd Battle of El Alamein, Egypt begins; British successfully driving the German Afrika Korps out of Egypt [23 Oct-4 Nov].
23 Oct 1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf begins in the Philippines, protecting US 6th Army Leyte beachheads from sea based attack [23-26 Oct].
23 Oct 1944 Palawan Island, Japanese armada detected on route to Leyte; American submarines sink two Japanese cruisers.
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105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M7 Priest was the principal artillery weapon of the US armored division in 1944.  This unit has been waterproofed in preparation for use in the invasion of France, and is undergoing testing at Salerno, Italy, circa June 1944.
Dataplate for 1991 BMY M929A2, Dump, Truck 5 ton 6x6 without winch. Courtesy: Government Liquidation LLC.
Marines service an M54 5-ton cargo truck as another Marine uses a rough terrain forklift truck to unload cargo, Lebanon, Apr 1983.
CCKW with trailer follows a jeep into Austria, 1945.   Sign reads:  You are now entering Austria, through the courtesy of 245th Eng. C BN.  (245th Engineer Combat Battalion).  Location may be near the Treadway Bridge over the Inn River between Simbach, Germany and Braunau, Austria, built by the 245th.
CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 Shop Van configured as a mobile weather station, equipped to take both surface and air observations, World War II. In the field it is accompanied by a communications truck.
CPL Charles H. Johnson of the 783rd Military Police Battalion, waves on a Red Ball Express motor convoy rushing priority materiel to the forward areas, near Alenon, France, 5 September 1944.

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