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Today in World War II History—Apr. 23, 1943

Norfolk House, St. James's Square, London, September 2017 (Photo: Sarah Sundin)

Norfolk House, St. James’s Square, London, September 2017 (Photo: Sarah Sundin)

75 Years Ago—Apr. 23, 1943: US II Corps launches final drive in Tunisia, aiming for Mateur and Bizerte.

Allied Combined Chiefs of Staff establishes COSSAC (Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander) for planning the invasion of western Europe (D-day), under Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick Morgan, based at Norfolk House in London.