Today in WW II: 23 May 1943 Adm. Döntiz, commander of the German Navy, calls off the Battle of the Atlantic, recognizing that the U-boat is no longer an effective weapon.  More 
23 May 1944 Allied breakout from Anzio beachhead.
Visit the World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

Plymouth P11 Staff Car

The Plymouth P11 was a five passenger 4x2 sedan with rear "suicide doors." It was powered by Plymouth's 201 cu. in. 87 hp. 6 cyl. gas engine mated to a three speed manual transmission. The P-11 was one of the more common staff car sedans, widely used during WW II for light duties by the U.S. Army and Navy, in the U.S. and overseas.

1940 photo of Plymouth P11 Staff Car
1940 photo of Plymouth P11 Staff Car.