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Today in WW II: 3 Sep 1939 Great Britain and France declare war on Germany, supporting Poland against the Nazi invasion.  More 
3 Sep 1942 Japanese attack at Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, repulsed; they evacuate their force by sea [3-6 Sep].
3 Sep 1943 Allied invasion of Southern Italy begins with British landings in Calabria.
3 Sep 1944 Anne Frank and family sent to Auschwitz concentration camp.
3 Sep 1945 Gen. Wainwright receives the surrender of Gen. Yamashita, the Japanese commander in the Philippines, at Baguio.
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Maj. Gen. Willie J. Williams, commanding general, Marine Corps Logistics Command, and Michael T. Madden, LogCom executive deputy, get picked up for a spin in a recently up-armored USMC LAV-A2.
A convoy of 13 trucks laden with ammunition rolls out of Anniston Army Depot, AL,  on its way to Crane, IN, during the Golden Cargo training mission, 19 July 2012.  Lead trucks are M915 Truck, Tractor, Line Haul 50,000 GVWR 6X4.
British 8th Army tank used in the Tripoli campaign, World War II.
M4A1 Sherman medium tank with double-barrel POA-CWS-H5 flamethrower and 75mm main gun, United States Army Chemical Corps Museum, Fort Leonard Wood, MO.  During development, the POA-CWS-H5 flame components were known as E12-7R1, then standardized as the M5-4.
HMMWV in woodland camouflage color scheme.
A soldier from 2nd Company, 2nd Kandak Commandos, starts up his Polaris all-terrain vehicle (ATV) during a patrol of a village in Chamkani district, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, 6 February 2012. The commandos are in the region, along with coalition special operations forces, to check on the welfare of village residents and to monitor insurgent activities during the winter season.

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