Today in WW II: 17 Oct 1941 USS Kearny [DD-432] torpedoed but not sunk by German submarine U-568, near Iceland, killing 11 sailors, the first American military casualties of WW II.  More 
17 Oct 1943 At Gothenburg, about 10,000 seriously wounded and sick German and British POWs, about half from each side, make up the first British-German prisoner exchange of WW II [17-21 Oct].
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M-308 Semitrailer, tank, water, 1,000 gal, 4-wheeled

Preventive medicine personnel inspect a mobile trailer used to store and transport safe drinking water to deployed soldiers, in this case in Uzbekistan.  Tentatively identified as an M-308 Semitrailer, tank, water, 1,000 gal, 4-wheeled
Preventive medicine personnel inspect a mobile trailer used to store and transport safe drinking water to deployed soldiers, in this case in Uzbekistan. Tentatively identified as an M-308 Semitrailer, tank, water, 1,000 gal, 4-wheeled.