Today in WW II: 3 Nov 1942 End of the Second Battle of El Alamein, Egypt between British Commonwealth forces and Gen. Erwin Rommel's German Afrika Korps.  More 
3 Nov 1942 US Army and Marine Corps fight in Koli Point action on Guadalcanal [Nov 3-12].
3 Nov 1943 US 8th Air Force stages 500 bomber raid that heavily damages Wilhelmshafen harbor, Germany.
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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.