Today in WW II: 30 Mar 1941 German Afrika Korps under Field Marshal Erwin Rommel begins offensive in N. Africa, recaptures lost territory.  More 
30 Mar 1945 As the Wehrmacht is pushed westward to Germany itself, Soviet troops capture West Prussian port city of Danzig.
30 Mar 1945 German fortress city of Küstrin surrenders to Soviet troops after a 60 day siege, opening Reichsstrasse 1, the main route to Berlin now only 50 miles away.
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M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)

M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX.  Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit
M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX. Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit.

M-114 APC on border patrol in West Germany
M-114 APC on border patrol in West Germany.

M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX.  Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit
M-114 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at the Pate Museum of Transportation, Ft. Worth, TX. Photo courtesy of Bob Pettit.