Today in WW II: 25 May 1940 Boulogne, France is captured by the Germans.  More 
25 May 1941 King George of Greece abandons Crete, relocating to Cairo in a narrow escape from German forces.
25 May 1942 Japanese attack force leaves Hokkaido for invasion of the Aleutians Islands, Alaska.
25 May 1945 Chiefs of Staff of US military set 1 November 1945 as start date for invasion of Japan [Operation Downfall]. The huge casualties of Downfall avoided by use of Atomic Bombs in Aug 1945.
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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.

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