Today in WW II: 4 Jul 1942 German bombers and submarines sink 24 ships of Convoy PQ 17 to the Soviet Union after the convoy spread out in the Arctic Ocean to evade the German battleship Tirpitz.  More 
4 Jul 1942 US Eighth Air Force flies its first mission in Europe using six borrowed British planes; only three aircraft returned.
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M19 Ammunition Cans Gallery 1: Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc.  Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh
M19 Ammunition Can by Mount Vernon Metals, Inc. Photo courtesy Todd Kavanagh.

Thanks to Todd Kavanagh for providing the photos and motivation for this page.