Today in WW II: 24 Aug 1942 Battle of the Eastern Solomons: US and Japanese aircraft carrires clash during the Guadalcanal Campaign, the 3rd such battle after Coral Sea and Midway [24-25 Aug].  More 
24 Aug 1943 Aleutian campaign ends as US troops find Kiska Island uninhabited and declare the island secure, the Japanese having withdrawn secretly.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

USMC M-422 M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. "Mighty Mite" jeep

More information about the M-422 jeep on the linked Olive-Drab.com page.

M-422 USMC jeeps at Camp Bruno Hochmuth (Phu Bai Combat Base), Vietnam. Photo: Courtesy of Lida Bensinger
M-422 USMC jeeps at Camp Bruno Hochmuth (Phu Bai Combat Base), Vietnam. Photo: Courtesy of Lida Bensinger.

USMC M-422 in Vietnam.  Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula in the vehicle assigned to him at Da Nang . In the rear is his clerk, Cpl Earl Benner, and the driver, LCpI Rosales. Photo: Courtesy of Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula
USMC M-422 in Vietnam. Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula in the vehicle assigned to him at Da Nang . In the rear is his clerk, Cpl Earl Benner, and the driver, LCpI Rosales. Photo: Courtesy of Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula.

USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks
USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks.

USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks
USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks.

USMC M-422 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photographed at the Museum of the Marines, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC, 16 July 2009
USMC M-422 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photographed at the Museum of the Marines, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC, 16 July 2009.