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Today in World War II History—Feb. 26, 1943

Australian troops in the Wau-Mubo area of New Guinea, 29 June 1943 (Australian War Memorial)

Australian troops in the Wau-Mubo area of New Guinea, 29 June 1943 (Australian War Memorial)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 26, 1943: Six journalists, including Walter Cronkite and Andy Rooney, fly on a US Eighth Air Force bombing raid to Wilhelmshaven, Germany; Robert B. Post of the New York Times is killed in a lost B-24.

Australians secure Wau, New Guinea area.