NATO Land Rover in Skopje Macedonia, 2001
A British military Land Rover is unloaded in Skopje, Macedonia. Task Force Harvest. NATO/AFSOUTH (Regional Headquarters Allied Forces Southern Europe) August 2001. It appears to be a Defender, 90in wheel base model.
The role of TFH was to collect arms and ammunition voluntarily turned over by ethnic Albanian insurgents, and thereby help to build confidence in the broader peace process in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Today in WW II: 10 Jul 1940 Agreement divides France into German occupied zone of northern and western France, including the entire Atlantic coast, and unoccupied zone, the remaining 2/5 of France, under PĂ©tain at Vichy. More ↓
10 Jul 1940 Germain air campaign against England, the Battle of Britain, begins with German attacks on English Channel naval targets [10 Jul-31 Oct].
10 Jul 1943 Montgomery's British Eighth Army takes Syracuse on the first day of the invasion if Sicily, Italy.
10 Jul 1943 US Army Air Force begins raids against the Kurile Islands, the Northern Territories of Japan, about 650 miles west of the Aleutians.
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