Today in WW II: 18 Feb 1938 Bombing of China's wartime capital Chongqing begins; Japanese aircraft conducted 268 air raids against Chongqing, focused on the city's civilian population [18 Feb 1938 - 23 Aug 1943].  More 
18 Feb 1943 German Propaganda Minister Joseph Göbbels declares 'Total War' against the Allies, in a Berlin speech.
18 Feb 1943 Six key members of the White Rose anti-Nazi movement [students and professor from University of Munich] arrested in Germany.
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USMC M-422 M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. "Mighty Mite" jeep

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M-422 USMC jeeps at Camp Bruno Hochmuth (Phu Bai Combat Base), Vietnam. Photo: Courtesy of Lida Bensinger
M-422 USMC jeeps at Camp Bruno Hochmuth (Phu Bai Combat Base), Vietnam. Photo: Courtesy of Lida Bensinger.

USMC M-422 in Vietnam.  Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula in the vehicle assigned to him at Da Nang . In the rear is his clerk, Cpl Earl Benner, and the driver, LCpI Rosales. Photo: Courtesy of Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula
USMC M-422 in Vietnam. Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula in the vehicle assigned to him at Da Nang . In the rear is his clerk, Cpl Earl Benner, and the driver, LCpI Rosales. Photo: Courtesy of Chaplain Edwin V. Bohula.

USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks
USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks.

USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks
USMC M-422A1 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photo courtesy John Colwell, Vintage Military Trucks.

USMC M-422 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photographed at the Museum of the Marines, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC, 16 July 2009
USMC M-422 Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4. Mighty Mite jeep. Photographed at the Museum of the Marines, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC, 16 July 2009.