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Today in World War II History—Apr. 9, 1943

Collar, shoulder, and sleeve insignia of the rank of commodore, US Navy, WWII (public domain via Wikipedia)

Collar, shoulder, and sleeve insignia of the rank of commodore, US Navy, WWII (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—Apr. 9, 1943: US II Corps and British First Army take Fondouk Pass in Tunisia with heavy casualties.

US Navy reestablishes rank of Commodore.