Today in WW II: 14 Jul 1941 Armistice signed by Vichy France government ends fighting in Syria and Lebanon. More 
14 Jul 1945 Supreme headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), at Frankfurt-on-Main, was formally dissolved by General Eisenhower.
14 Jul 1945 Italy issues a formal declaration of war to Japan, effective July 15, its nearly defeated former Axis partner, gaining nothing but symbolic alliance with the victorious Allies.
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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.