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Today in World War II History—Feb. 16, 1943

Insignia of the US Sixth Army

Insignia of the US Sixth Army

75 Years Ago—Feb. 16, 1943: US Sixth Army established in Southwest Pacific Area under Lt. Gen. Walter Krueger.

Soviets retake Kharkov, Ukraine.

Mildred Fish Harnack is executed in Berlin for resistance activities, the only American woman to be executed on Adolf Hitler’s orders.

One Response to “Today in World War II History—Feb. 16, 1943”

  1. Kathryn Voss

    I’m reading the Masterpiece by Francine Rivers