In Honor Of Veterans Day, What Are The Greatest Military Vehicles Ever?

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Today is Veterans Day in the U.S., where we salute the men and women in uniform who sacrifice a lot to make our freedoms possible. Our collective hats at Jalopnik go off to you folks and we hope you're getting the appreciation you deserve.

In honor of this holiday, we'd like for you folks to name your favorite military vehicles and post them in the comments below.

I'll start with the most obvious answer, the original Jeeps, whose legendary toughness helped the U.S. and her allies win the Second World War. This Getty Images photo from November 1942 shows U.S. soliders crossing a makeshift jungle bridge on Guadalcanal.

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Now it's your turn. What are the greatest military vehicles of all time?

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Airplanes are vehicles... Therefore, I present you with the F-117 Nighthawk. This UFO-like bomber was a key instrument in America's dominant Gulf War victory. And as the first successful stealth (the Nazis dabbled in stealth aircraft, but their projects never really took off. Pun intended) bomber, it paved the way for that technology.