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Today in WW II: 1 Aug 1943 Ploesti Raid: 178 B-24 Liberator bombers flew over 1200 miles from a base in North Africa to Ploesti, Romania for a daring, low level attack on oil production facilities.  More 
1 Aug 1944 Polish Home Army emerges to attack the German garrison in Warsaw [1 Aug-2 Oct].
1 Aug 1945 US Army Air Force dropped one million leaflets over Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and 33 other Japanese cities warning of an imminent attack, advising residents to leave.
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37mm antitank Gun crew, 1942.
BARC (Barge Amphibious Resupply Cargo), a 60-ton cargo capacity amphibious cargo carrier, the heaviest of the amphibious lighters. It was later designated as the Lighter, Amphibious Resupply Cargo, 60-ton (LARC-LX).
USAF CH-3C helicopter airlifts a 106mm recoilless rifle mounted on an M38A1 US Army jeep from a rear area into the simulated battle zone in support of OZARK forces during U.S. Strike Command Joint Exercise GOLD FIRE I, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, 10 November 1964.  Several M151 jeeps are on the ground.
A CAT 10K ATFL is used to load test packages of newly-developed water blivets onto an aircraft service truck prior to being airdropped from a C-17 Globemaster aircraft, Camp MacKall, NC, 10 Nov 2011.
Secretary of War Henry Stimson inspects the 2nd Armored Division in Berlin, Germany during the Potsdam Conference, 20 July 1945.  Left to right in the M3 Halfrack reviewing party: Major General Floyd Parks, General George S. Patton, Jr., Assistant Secretary of War John J. McCloy, Secretary Stimson, Special Assistant to the Secretary of War Harvey H. Bundy, and Brigadier General John H. Collier.
Tractor, Federal Truck, 4 Ton, 4x4, Holabird Quartermaster Depot, 18 March 1941.  Model number is Federal 94x43A with closed metal cab.  Equivalent to the Autocar U-7144-T.

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