75 Years Ago—Feb. 25, 1943: U-boats break off attack on Allied North Atlantic convoy ON-166; 15/49 ships have been lost since February 21.
In Tunisia, US II Corps reoccupies abandoned Kasserine Pass.
In New Zealand, Japanese POWs attempt escape; 48 POWs and one guard killed.
US 11th Airborne Division activated under Maj. Gen. Joseph Swing at Camp Mackall, NC.