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Today in WW II: 20 Oct 1941 In reprisals for losses to Yugoslavian partisians, Germans troops kill thousands of civilians in Kragujevac and Kraljevo [20-21 Oct].  More 
20 Oct 1944 Philippines invaded by Allies at Leyte, joined by Filipino guerillas.
20 Oct 1944 Gen. Douglas MacArthur Returns to Leyte, Philippine Islands.
20 Oct 1944 Belgrade, Yugoslavia liberated by Russian Red Army aided by Yugoslav Partisans.
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M-3 Lee medium tank manufacture at the Chrysler-operated Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant, Warren, MI, circa 1941.  A twenty-eight ton finished tank is about to be deposited on a railroad flat car by a fifty-ton crane, one of the new M-3s being built for the Army by the Chrysler tank arsenal on the outskirts of Detroit
188th Fighter Wing, Arkansas Air National Guard, Fort Smith, AR, 3 January 2002. Water transportation truck with stainless steel tank, gets new pipe upgrade after old pipes were deemed unservicable. The tank is being replaced after service. TSGT Greg Qualls directs the forklift operator.
Two M3A1 Scout Cars followed by jeep and 1/2-ton Dodge WC truck, military police unit, Ft. Dix, NJ, 12 November 1942.
Los Angeles County (CA) lifeguards received military surplus jeeps, in the late 1940s following World War II. Unlike previous vehicles, the jeeps could skip the boardwalk and drive directly across the sand. Some of the jeeps remained in use for up to twenty years before being replaced by civilian trucks.  In this publicity photo, two Ford GPW jeeps support a model as lifeguards steer. Photo courtesy of LA County Lifeguards Assn.
M1010 CUCV Ambulance electrical connectors.
Plunging through waist-deep water, Marine assault troops make for the beach at Tinian, 25 July 1944.  The vehicles are DUKW amphibious trucks and the unit is 5th Phib (5th Amphibious Corps).

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