Today in WW II: 23 Aug 1939 Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia sign a mutual non-aggression pact [Ribbentrop-Molotov Agreement] with secret clauses giving the Soviets access to the Baltic states.  More 
23 Aug 1944 Following overthrow of dictator Marshal Ion Antonescu, Romania repudiates the Axis and joins the fight against Germany, cooperating with the Soviet Union.
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M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)

M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX.  Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit
M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX. Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit.

M-114 APC on border patrol in West Germany
M-114 APC on border patrol in West Germany.

M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX.  Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit
M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX. Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit.