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Today in World War II History—February 15, 1941

Duke Ellington publicity photo, 1940s (public domain)

Duke Ellington publicity photo, 1940s (public domain)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 15, 1941: Norwegian Lutheran bishops denounce Nazi brutality. Duke Ellington records “Take the ‘A’ Train.” Listen to the original recording or watch a video of the song from the 1942 movie “Reveille with Beverly” on the Smithsonian website!