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Today in World War II History—Aug. 23, 1940 & 1945

British poster, WWII

British poster, WWII

80 Years Ago—Aug. 23, 1940: RAF cuts pilot training period from 1 month to 2 weeks.

75 Years Ago—Aug. 23, 1945: Britain ratifies United Nations Charter.

Soviet troops land on and secure Paramushiro in the Kurile Islands.