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Today in World War II History—April 28, 1940 & 1945

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GIs hand-carry paintings in Neuschwanstein Castle under the supervision of Captain James Rorimer (US National Archives)

80 Years Ago—April 28, 1940: Glenn Miller records hit song “Pennsylvania 6-5000.”

75 Years Ago—Apr. 28, 1945: In Milan, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci, are executed by Italian partisans.

US troops discover Nazi art stash at Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria.