Today in WW II: 12 Sep 1943 Germans attack the entire Allied front at the Salerno beachhead, an attempt to force the Allies off the beach, back to the sea, but Allies hold [12-14 Sep].  More 
12 Sep 1944 Second Quebec Conference [OCTAGON] begins between the British, Canadian and American military leaders [12-16 Sep].
12 Sep 1945 Japanese forces in southeast Asia surrender in ceremony at Singapore.
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Pre-World War II 3-Ton GMC Trucks

GMC ACKWX353
Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's "Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II."

GMC ACX504
Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's "Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II."