Today in WW II: 11 Jul 1940 US Quartermaster Corps asked 135 companies to bid on seventy light reconnaissance and command cars, the origin of the military jeep. More ↓
11 Jul 1941 Establishing the first US foreign intelligence organization, Wm. J. Donovan becomes Coordinator of Information, head of the organization renamed OSS in 1942, the predecessor of the post-war CIA.
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Truck, Forklift, Rough Terrain, MC-4000
The MC-4000 Rough Terrain Forklift was manufactured for the US Army and Marine Corps in the mid-1970s. It had a capacity of 4,000 pounds.
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Truck, Forklift, Rough Terrain, MC-4000 Photo
A Marine uses a Case MC-4000 rough terrain forklift to load equipment aboard a ship during Exercise Solid Shield 85, Morehead City, NC, June 1985.