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Today in World War II History—Aug. 29, 1942

Papuan carriers evacuate Australian casualties near Isurava, 30 Aug 1942 (Australian War Memorial)

Papuan carriers evacuate Australian casualties near Isurava, 30 Aug 1942 (Australian War Memorial)

75 Years Ago—Aug. 29, 1942: In New Guinea, Japanese break through “Gap” at Isurava on way to Port Moresby.

Australia begins sugar rationing, 1 pound per week.

New song in Top Ten: “At Last.”