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Today in WW II: 16 Oct 1939 Germans counterattack in the Saar, quickly expelling the French invaders. More 
16 Oct 1940 Selective Service draft registration begins in the United States for approximately 16 million men.
16 Oct 1940 34 ships sunk from Convoy SC-7 and Convoy HX-79 by German submarine Wolf Pack, one of the worst attacks of the war in the Atlantic [16-19 Oct].
16 Oct 1941 Germans and Romanians march into Odessa, following the Soviet evacuation.
16 Oct 1941 Although Stalin remains in Moscow, Soviet government moves east to Kuybyshev [Samara] on the Volga River, where they remain until summer of 1943.
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Alvis Stalwart Amphibious Truck

Alvis Stalwart Amphibious Truck.  Photo: Courtesy of Richard Notton
Alvis Stalwart Amphibious Truck. Photo: Courtesy of Richard Notton.

Alvis Stalwart Amphibious Truck Data Sheet.  Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton
Alvis Stalwart Amphibious Truck Data Sheet. Scan: Courtesy of Richard Notton.