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Today in World War II History—Aug. 24, 1943

Adm. Lord Louis Mountbatten, Arakan Front, Burma, February 1944 (Imperial War Museum)

Adm. Lord Louis Mountbatten, Arakan Front, Burma, February 1944 (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—Aug. 24, 1943: Danish Resistance blows up Forum Hall in Copenhagen.

Southeast Asia Command authorized with Adm. Lord Louis Mountbatten as Supreme Allied Commander.