MV Information

In this section Olive-Drab.com provides additional photos and information about specific types of military vehicles as well as a host of links to other pages and websites about military vehicles and related subjects. Some of the referenced Olive-Drab.com pages have more in-depth coverage of popular subjects like Military Jeeps while others expand on topics that don't fall into the major categories found in the Military Vehicles Guide.

M-3 Lee Medium Tank during exercises, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942
M-3 Lee Medium Tank during exercises, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942.

Today in WW II: 17 Jul 1936 General Francisco Franco stages a military revolt in Spain precipitating the Spanish Civil War. Nazi Germany supports Franco. More 
17 Jul 1944 Protected by the Royal Canadian Navy, the largest shipping convoy of WW II embarks from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
17 Jul 1944 Disaster at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine, CA, where the munitions ship SS E.A. Bryan, explodes killing 320, injuring almost 400 more, many of them African-American stevedores.
17 Jul 1945 Potsdam Conference with Truman, Stalin, Churchill [17 Jul-2 Aug].
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Where to Find Information About Military Vehicles

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Military Vehicle Information Index

MB jeeps on carrier outside Willys Toledo factory -- 1941
Willys MB jeeps on carrier outside Willys-Overland Toledo, OH factory -- 1941.

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Find additional photos and hi-res versions of military vehicles of all types at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.

The information in this section is in addition to the Guide to Buying and Owning Military Vehicles which is loaded with ideas and information to help you get started with having your own military vehicle.

Loading a 1/4 ton 4x4 jeep onto Transport AP-71 at Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Newport News, VA, 22 October 1942.  This jeep is part of the immense Task Force A being assembled for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa
Loading a 1/4 ton 4x4 jeep onto Transport AP-71 at Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Newport News, VA, 22 October 1942. This jeep is part of the immense Task Force "A" being assembled for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa.

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