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Today in WW II: 18 Apr 1941 As German troops approach Athens, the Greek Prime Minister Alexandros Koryzis commits suicide.  More 
18 Apr 1942 Doolittle Raid takes American bombers to Tokyo.
18 Apr 1943 Japanese Combined Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto killed when intercepted and shot down over Bougainville by 18 P-38 aircraft, the longest such mission of the war.
18 Apr 1945 Esteemed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle killed by Japanese machine gun fire, island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.
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M817 5-ton 6x6 dump truck.
Terrier, White Sands Missile Range, NM. Developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory of John Hopkins University, this supersonic surface-to-air missile was guided to its target by a radar beam. After the booster fell away the missile used four hydraulically actuated tail fins to control its flight attitude. U.S. NavyLength: 27 feetDiameter: 12 inchesWeight: 3,000 poundsPropellant: solidRange: 15 milesCeiling: 10 milesFirst Fired: 1952
Trailer, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel, 250 Gallon Water Tank, Holabird Quartermaster Depot, 1940.
M-113 armored personnel carrier belonging to the 3d Engineer Battalion (24th Infantry Division), Gulf War, 17 December 1990.
USMC Mk48/17 Logistics Vehicle System (LVS) modular heavy truck.
Donald Rollette, a retired Reserve Marine, stands beside his favorite collectable, an authentic World War II Marine Corps jeep, in front of his house in Baltimore, MD, 16 October 2012. Rollette has been collecting military items since he was 10 years old, eventually creating a personal museum in his basement. He takes the vehicle to many car shows and military displays where he won countless prizes for its authenticity. Just like all the pieces in his museum, it is an original vehicle with original parts.

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