Today in WW II: 19 Apr 1941 British troops sent to Iraq.  More 
19 Apr 1943 On the first day of Passover, 2000 German troops marched into the Warsaw Ghetto to round up remaining Jews but were attacked and routed by the residents.
19 Apr 1944 Japanese launch Operation ICHIGO, the first Japanese ground offensive in China since December 1941.
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Indian 640 Military Motorcycle

Indian 640
Indian 640.

Indian 640
Indian 640. Thanks to an astute visitor to Olive-Drab.com for correct ID. According to this source, the 640 is more or less just a pre-war Sport Scout, painted olive drab and with a few military add ons.

1940 Indian 640. Sidecar: prewar Indian Princess. Owner: Robin Markey. Photo: Courtesy of Bill Jeffers
1940 Indian 640. Sidecar: prewar Indian "Princess". Owner: Robin Markey. Photo: Courtesy of Bill Jeffers.