Today in WW II: 16 Nov 1940 RAF Bomber Command raids Hamburg, Germany. More 
16 Nov 1942 Australians assault Gona, Papua New Guinea, but retreat in failure after heavy losses.
16 Nov 1943 Flying from Britain, 160 American bombers strike hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway, destroying key facililty of German atomic program.
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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.