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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for November 11, 2020

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These soldiers go up in the air to prove that the Army's new vehicle can take it. This vehicle would later become known as a Jeep.

It was on this date in 1918, the Armistice was signed by the Allies and Germany thus ending World War I. And it was on this date in 1940, Willy's unveiled its military general-purpose vehicle now known as a Jeep.