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
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.

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