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Today in World War II History—Feb. 4, 1943

Gen. Bernard Montgomery (British government photo)

Gen. Bernard Montgomery (British government photo)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 4, 1943: Gen. Bernard Montgomery’s British Eighth Army crosses from Libya into Tunisia.

US European Theater of Operations (ETO) branches into North African Theater of Operations (NATO) in North Africa and Mediterranean under Lt. Gen. Dwight Eisenhower and ETO (Britain, Iceland, and continental Europe except Spain and Italy) under Gen. Frank Andrews.