Today in WW II: 20 May 1940 German General Rudolf Veiel's 2nd Panzer division reaches the English Channel at Noyelles, splitting the Allied defense.  More 
20 May 1940 Largest Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, opens in Poland. Before liberation in 1945, about 1.1 million people died there, 90 percent Jews.
20 May 1941 Germans launch Operation Mercury, the Battle of Crete, the first airborne invasion in history.
20 May 1942 First African-American seamen taken into the United States Navy.
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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.