What Happened on August 4, 1943

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Soviet units reach suburbs of Orel
  • USAAF bombs Germans in Troina

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