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Today in World War II History—December 4, 1939 & 1944

Vehicular treadway ferry over the Saar River in US 358th Infantry Regiment zone, Dec 1944 (US Army photo)

Vehicular treadway ferry over the Saar River in US 358th Infantry Regiment zone, Dec 1944 (US Army photo)

80 Years Ago—December 4, 1939: Carl Sandburg’s book Abraham Lincoln: The War Years is published.

75 Years Ago—Dec. 4, 1944: US Third Army crosses the Saar River at Saarlautern, Germany.

Italian partisans liberate Ravenna in first major partisan attack in Italy.

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