Today in WW II: 16 May 1940 US Pres. Roosevelt asks Congress for funding to build 50,000 airplanes per year, a startling undertaking at the time.  More 
16 May 1943 Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron [The Dambusters] destroyed the M√∂hne and Eder dams on the Ruhr, causing catastrophic flooding [Operation Chastise, 16‚~ez_euro~~ez_ldquo~17 May].
16 May 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends with liquidation of the poorly equipped Jewish resistance by German Troop.
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Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

The M-726 Telephone Maintenance truck is a variant of the Kaiser Jeep M-715 5/4 ton U.S. Military Truck, built by Kaiser from 1967-1969.

Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep
Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep
Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep

For more photos of the M726 Telephone Maintenance Truck, visit this page at Vintage Military Trucks.