Today in WW II: 24 May 1941 Battle of the Denmark Strait: German battleship Bismarck sinks British battlecruiser HMS Hood, flagship of the Home Fleet, killing all but 3 of the 1418 crew.  More 
24 May 1943 Dr. Josef Mengele, German SS officer and physician, becomes the medical officer at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
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German Army World War II Krupp Protze Military Truck

Krupp Protze Military Truck. Photo: Courtesy of Andreas Mehlhorn
Krupp Protze Military Truck. Photo: Courtesy of Andreas Mehlhorn.

Krupp Protze Military Truck. Photo: Courtesy of WW2Xprt
Krupp Protze Military Truck. Photo: Courtesy of WW2Xprt.

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