Today in WW II: 26 Mar 1943 Battle of the Komandorski Islands [Aleutians] as United States Navy forces intercept Japanese troops attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.  More 
26 Mar 1945 US forces land on Kerama Islands in the Ryukyus, fifteen miles from Okinawa.
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Case Military Tractors in World War II

During WW II (1941-1945), Case built over 15,000 specialized and modified tractors for the U.S. military and Allies, in forty types.

Case LAI with military blackout lights and other modifications. Photo: Case.
Case LAI with military blackout lights and other modifications. Photo: Case.

Case Armored Tractor, WW II. Photo: Case
Case Armored Tractor, modified with armor plate to protect the operator. Photo: Case.