Today in WW II: 12 Jan 1944 In Italy, Allied attack on the Gustav Line resumes, centered on Monte Cassino.  More 
12 Jan 1945 Japanese bombing balloon lands near Regina, Saskatchewa causing minor damage, one of over 9000 launched from Japan during 1944-1945 against US and Canada.
12 Jan 1945 First convoy of 113 vehicles starts from Ledo [in India] via the reopened Burma Road to deliver supplies to China.
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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.