Today in WW II: 22 Feb 1942 President Roosevelt orders Gen. Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines to Australia as American defense of the Philippines fails.  More 
22 Feb 1943 Members of White Rose anti-Nazi movement executed in Germany.
22 Feb 1943 An American amphibious force lands on the Russell Islands, sixty miles northwest of Guadalcanal in the Solomons.
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Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle

1942 WD (UK War Department) Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson
1942 WD ("UK War Department") Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson.

1942 WD (UK War Department) Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson
1942 WD ("UK War Department") Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson.

1942 WD (UK War Department) Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson
1942 WD ("UK War Department") Matchless 3GL Military Motorcycle. Photo: Courtesy of Roy Wasson.