Today in WW II: 18 Apr 1941 As German troops approach Athens, the Greek Prime Minister Alexandros Koryzis commits suicide.  More 
18 Apr 1942 Doolittle Raid takes American bombers to Tokyo.
18 Apr 1943 Japanese Combined Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto killed when intercepted and shot down over Bougainville by 18 P-38 aircraft, the longest such mission of the war.
18 Apr 1945 Esteemed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle killed by Japanese machine gun fire, island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.
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Dodge WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis, 3/4 ton, 4x4 (G-502)

Dodge produced the WC-60 3/4 ton 4x4 Emergency Repair Chassis for the M2 Emergency Repair Truck. The WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis was fitted with a separate rear compartment by another contractor to produce the M2 Emergency Repair Truck. These trucks were replaced by later Contract Maintenance Vehicles.

The WC-60 was part of the Dodge 3/4 ton WC series of trucks. A total of 296 were produced from 1942 to the end of World War II in 1945.

Dodge WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis, 3/4 ton, 4x4 (G-502) as component of M2 Emergency Repair Truck
Dodge WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis, 3/4 ton, 4x4 (G-502) as component of M2 Emergency Repair Truck.

Dodge WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis, 3/4 ton, 4x4 (G-502) as component of M2 Emergency Repair Truck
Dodge WC-60 Emergency Repair Chassis, 3/4 ton, 4x4 (G-502) as component of M2 Emergency Repair Truck.