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Today in World War II History—Feb. 10, 1943

Mohatma Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru, 1942 (Library of Congress)

Mohatma Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru, 1942 (Library of Congress)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 10, 1943: In India, Mohatma Gandhi begins a 21-day hunger strike, which leads to rioting, but Britain makes no concessions.