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Today in World War II History—Dec. 19, 1943

Canadian recruiting poster, WWII

Canadian recruiting poster, WWII

75 Years Ago—Dec. 19, 1943: In Kharkov Trials, the first war crimes trials, four Germans are executed by the Soviets for murdering 30,000 civilians in Ukraine.

In Italy, Canadian troops take the gully Torrente Saraceni below Ortona.

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