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Today in World War II History—Jan. 16, 1943

Berlin during a night raid by RAF Mosquitos; the track of a falling target indicator can be seen on the right, c. 1942-45 (Imperial War Museum)

Berlin during a night raid by RAF Mosquitos; the track of a falling target indicator can be seen on the right, c. 1942-45 (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 16, 1943: In Libya, British Eighth Army links with Free French under Gen. Jean Leclerc, who had marched 30 days across the Sahara from Lake Chad.

RAF bombs Berlin for first time since November 1941, with the first use of target indicator flares to mark the target for bombers farther back in the stream.

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