Today in World War II History—Dec. 19, 1943
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
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.
My mother-in-law was born and raised in Canada, so I have a soft spot for that fine nation.