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Today in WW II: 2 Sep 1940 US-Great Britain Destroyers for Bases agreement, transferred 50 mothballed US destroyers to UK in exchange for land rights on British possessions.  More 
2 Sep 1945 Japanese formal surrender ceremony on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, remembered as VJ Day (Victory over Japan) in the US.
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A column of M4A2 Sherman medium tanks, including a tank-dozer, of the Tank Company, 4th Marines, crosses a clearing, Guam, 1944.
Truck, Oil Servicing, 660 gallon, 2 1/2-ton 6x6, L-2.  Used by US Army Air Forces to transport and dispense lubricating oil.  CCKW cab and chassis by GMC with Heil Co. body.  Similar vehicle with 750 gallon capacity is model F-3.
3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 577 Engineer Bn M1090 Dump Truck, 5 ton FMTV.
A Marine looks over wrecked jeeps at a salvage yard in the Pacific Theater, circa 1945.
M35 2 1/2-ton truck, configured as a sleeping van,  circa 1985. The van can accommodate six men off-duty.  It eliminates the need to set up tents and can redeploy fast.
Trailer, Self-Loading, Ribbon Bridge/Container Hauler, MK18A1 MOD 0.  The MK18A1 combines with the MK48/48A1 Power unit (D0209) to form the ribbon bridge/container transporter variant of the Logistics Vehicle System (LVS). The MK18A1 consists of a modified MK14 (container hauler) RBU with the flat bed body replaced by a hook arm container/flatrack lifting gear assembly and a winch assembly.  The MK18 and MK48 are components of the US Marine Corps Logistics Vehicle System (LVS).

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