Today in WW II: 16 Feb 1940 British destroyer HMS Cossack pursues the disguised German tanker Altmark into Norwegian waters [Jøssingfjord]; boarding party finds 299 captive British seamen. More 
16 Feb 1943 Germans withdraw and Soviet troops reconquer Kharkov, but cannot hold on in the Third Battle of Kharkov later in Feb-Mar 1943.
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Honda 250cc Military Motorcycle

Honda military 250 cc dirt bike.  Photo: Courtesy of Paul E. Schwartz
Honda military 250 cc dirt bike. Photo: Courtesy of Paul E. Schwartz.

Honda military 250 cc dirt bike.  Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris
Honda military 250 cc dirt bike. Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris.

Honda military 250 cc dirt bike.  Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris
Honda military 250 cc dirt bike. Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris.

Honda military 250 cc dirt bike.  Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris
Honda military 250 cc dirt bike. Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris.

Honda military 250 cc dirt bike.  Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris
Honda military 250 cc dirt bike. Photo: Courtesy of Neil C. Harris.