Today in WW II: 15 Jun 1940 Soviet Red Army occupies Baltic countries: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia [June 15-16].  More 
15 Jun 1940 Verdun falls to German advamce.
15 Jun 1941 British launch Battleaxe counteroffensive against Rommel in North Africa [15-17 June] but fail to overcome the Afrika Korps.
15 Jun 1944 US invades Saipan, in the Marianas, first island close enough to support bombing of Japan.
15 Jun 1944 First raid on Japan by B-29 Superfortress bombers based in China.
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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.

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