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Today in World War II History—Jan. 18, 1943

Soviet troops charging near Leningrad, Russia, 1 Jan 1943

Soviet troops charging near Leningrad, Russia, 1 Jan 1943

75 Years Ago—Jan. 18, 1943: Soviets open corridor to supply Leningrad, which remains open throughout the war.

First Warsaw uprising: Nazis attempt to deport Jews from ghetto, but are met with gunfire.

US bans the sale of sliced bread to conserve metal parts in bakery equipment (Read more: Make It Do—Metal Shortages in World War II).US poster encouraging conservation of metal for military purposes. Read more: "Make It Do--Metal Shortages in World War II" on Sarah Sundin's blog.