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Today in World War II History—Feb. 3, 1944

Lt. Gen. Sir Bernard Freyberg, WWII (US Army Center of Military History)

Lt. Gen. Sir Bernard Freyberg, WWII (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 3, 1944: In Italy, New Zealand Corps is formed under Lt. Gen. Sir Bernard Freyberg over New Zealand 2nd Division and Indian 4th Division.

Italian Fascists violate Vatican City sovereignty and arrest several Jews hiding there.