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Today in World War II History—13 May 1944

Publicity photo of Roy Rogers and Trigger (public domain via Wikipedia)

Publicity photo of Roy Rogers and Trigger (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—13 May 1944: In drive for Rome, French troops break through Gustav Line into Aurunci Hills.

In a raid off the English coast, German torpedo boat S-141 is sunk and Klaus Dönitz, the only surviving son of Adm. Karl Dönitz, is killed.

Movie premiere of Cowboy and the Senorita, starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, their first film together.