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Today in World War II History—Jan. 14, 1944

US recruiting poster for the Navy Seabees, WWII

US recruiting poster for the Navy Seabees, WWII

75 Years Ago—Jan. 14, 1944: Gen. Dwight Eisenhower arrives in London for planning for Operation Overlord (D-day).

Eligibility for the draft is restored for Japanese-American Nisei, causing mixed reactions in internment camps.

US Navy Seabees in camps in US get a sneak preview of John Wayne’s movie The Fighting Seabees.

War Relocation Authority Center at Manzanar, CA, 3 July 1942 (US Government photo, photographer: Dorothea Lange)

War Relocation Authority Center at Manzanar, CA, 3 July 1942 (US Government photo, photographer: Dorothea Lange)

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