Today in World War II History—Aug. 4, 1943
San Fratello Ridge, Sicily (US Army Center of Military History)
75 Years Ago—Aug. 4, 1943: US Seventh Army launches attack on San Fratello Ridge on Sicily’s north shore.
First US Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal awarded to a woman, Ens. Rosalie Thorne of the WAVES.
WAVES firing pistols at a range at Treasure Island Naval Base, CA, 11 Feb 1943 (US National Archives)