Today in WW II: 21 Sep 1943 In the most bitter combat of the New Georgia campaign [Central Solomons], Japanese lose 600 men in an unsuccessful defense of Arundel Island, withdraw on 22 Sep.   

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.