Today in World War II History—Aug. 14, 1943
75 Years Ago—Aug. 14, 1943: Quadrant Conference opens in Québec: Roosevelt and Churchill commit to landings in Normandy in 1944.
Under Eisenhower’s orders, Gen. George Patton apologizes to the soldiers he slapped.
US changes insignia for military aircraft: border of bars switched from red to dark blue.
“Big Inch” pipeline is completed, transporting crude oil from Texas to northeast states.