Today in WW II: 17 Jul 1936 General Francisco Franco stages a military revolt in Spain precipitating the Spanish Civil War. Nazi Germany supports Franco. More 
17 Jul 1944 Protected by the Royal Canadian Navy, the largest shipping convoy of WW II embarks from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
17 Jul 1944 Disaster at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine, CA, where the munitions ship SS E.A. Bryan, explodes killing 320, injuring almost 400 more, many of them African-American stevedores.
17 Jul 1945 Potsdam Conference with Truman, Stalin, Churchill [17 Jul-2 Aug].
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Military Type Toyota Landcruiser

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1958 Military Toyota Land Cruiser. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1958 Military Toyota Land Cruiser. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.

1960 Military Toyota Land Cruiser. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1960 Military Toyota Land Cruiser. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.

1962 Toyota FJ-40 Land Cruiser,  Royal Australian Navy.  Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1962 Toyota FJ-40 Land Cruiser, Royal Australian Navy. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.

1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.

1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.

1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh
1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FFR, Built by the Delta Motor Co. in the Phillipines, used in the Malaysian conflict. Owned by Lionel Smart (Australia) since 1966. Photo: Courtesy of David Marsh.