Today in WW II: 24 Mar 1939 Slovak-Hungarian War: Heavy bombing and air combat as Slovak and Hungarian air forces have their most intense day of fighting. More 
24 Mar 1941 German Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel launches his first offensive in Cyrenaica, Libya.
24 Mar 1944 Fosse Ardeatine massacre in Rome: 335 Italians are killed, including 75 Jews and over 200 members of the Italian Resistance.
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USMC M-76 Otter Amphibious Vehicle

M-76 Otter.  Marine on the machine gun is David Blondin.  Photo: Courtesy Carl Smith
M-76 Otter. Marine on the machine gun is David Blondin. Photo: Courtesy Carl Smith.

M-76 Otter.  Photo: Courtesy Carl Smith
M-76 Otter. Photo: Courtesy Carl Smith.

M-76 Otter.  Vietnam Laundry Day. Photo: Courtesy Marvin Lockard
M-76 Otter. Vietnam Laundry Day. Photo: Courtesy Marvin Lockard.