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Today in World War II History—February 25, 1941

US Army poster for the Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber, WWII

US Army poster for the Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber, WWII

80 Years Ago—Feb. 25, 1941: British and Nigerian troops take Mogadishu, capital of Italian Somaliland.

“February Strike”: General strike begins in Amsterdam in response to Nazi measures against Jews.

First delivery of Martin B-26 Marauder medium bombers to US Army Air Corps.

Movie premiere of screwball comedy The Lady Eve, starring Henry Fonda & Barbara Stanwyck.