Today in WW II: 9 Aug 1944 Port Chicago Mutiny: Following the 17 July explosion, hundreds of African-American stevedores refuse to return to work, citing unsafe conditions; 250 arrested, 50 brought to trial.  More 
9 Aug 1945 Soviet army launches a classic double envelopment of Japanese-occupied Manchuria.
9 Aug 1945 Second atomic bomb dropped, on Nagasaki, Japan.
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Austin 10 Staff Car

Austin 10
1937 Austin 10 Cambridge military staff car used by the British Army pre-war and during WW2. Photo: Courtesy David Marsh, Victoria, Australia (Dave's Austin 10 Web Site)

Austin 10
1937 Austin 10 Cambridge. Photo: Courtesy David Marsh, Victoria, Australia (Dave's Austin 10 Web Site)

Austin 10
1937 Austin 10 Cambridge. Photo: Courtesy David Marsh, Victoria, Australia (Dave's Austin 10 Web Site)

Austin 10
1937 Austin 10 Cambridge. Photo: Courtesy David Marsh, Victoria, Australia (Dave's Austin 10 Web Site)