Today in WW II: 14 Aug 1941 Roosevelt and Churchill meet at sea to agree on war aims, codified in the Atlantic Charter.  More 
14 Aug 1945 Japanese agree to unconditional surrender [14 August east of the date line, 15 August in Japan].
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Packard Staff Car

War Department photo of Packard Staff Cars. Appears to be 1942 Packard One Eighty 7 passenger touring sedan model
War Department photo of Packard Staff Cars. Appears to be 1942 Packard One Eighty 7 passenger touring sedan model.

1941 Packard Clipper staff car assigned to Gen. Eisenhower, at a meeting with Gen. Bradley at 12th Army Group HQ, August 1944.  Gen. MacArthur had the same model vehicle.  Earlier in the war, in 1942, Gen. Eisenhower had a Cadillac staff car in Tunisia.  This model Packard staff car had factory air conditioning
1941 Packard Clipper staff car assigned to Gen. Eisenhower, at a meeting with Gen. Bradley at 12th Army Group HQ, August 1944. Gen. MacArthur had the same model vehicle. Earlier in the war, in 1942, Gen. Eisenhower had a Cadillac staff car in Tunisia. This model Packard staff car had factory air conditioning.