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Today in World War II History—Aug. 10, 1943

RAF Handley Page Halifax Mk 3 heavy bomber (British government photo)

RAF Handley Page Halifax Mk 3 heavy bomber (British government photo)

75 Years Ago—Aug. 10, 1943: RAF sends 653 heavy bombers to hit Nuremberg, Germany at night.

At the US 93rd Evacuation Hospital, San Stefano, Sicily, Gen. George Patton slaps a soldier suffering from combat fatigue, accusing him of cowardice, the second such episode.

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