Today in WW II: 26 Sep 1940 Japanese troops land at Dong Tac, south of Haiphong port in French Indo-China [now Vietnam], advance to seize the harbor, airport and other facilities.  More 
26 Sep 1941 Last remnants of Red Army troops from encircled Kiev surrender to German Wehrmacht forces.
26 Sep 1944 Operation Market Garden ends; Field Marshal Montgomery conceals the full extent of the failure until a report to Gen. Eisenhower on 8 Oct.
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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)