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Today in World War II History—Feb. 18, 1942

75 Years Ago—Feb. 18, 1942: Japanese land on Bali, cutting ferry link from Australia to Java.

In Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, destroyer USS Truxtun and US stores issuing ship Pollux ground in a storm and are lost; destroyer USS Wilkes grounds but frees herself; citizens of St. Lawrence take great risks and save many sailors.