Today in WW II: 25 Feb 1940 First squadron of Royal Canadian Air Force [RCAF] reaches Britain to assist in the defense. More 
25 Feb 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt places bans on export of certain materials essential to war production, including beryllium, graphite electrodes, atropine, belladonna, sole and belting leather.
25 Feb 1945 Last pocket of Japanese resistance secured at Kitano Point, on the northern tip of Iwo Jima.
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Pre-World War II 5-Ton IH Truck

International K8.  Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II
Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's "Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II."

International KR8.   Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II
Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton from Bart Vanderveen's "Observer's Fighting Vehicle Directory, WW II."