Today in World War II History—Jan. 19, 1944

US poster, WWII

US poster, WWII

75 Years Ago—Jan. 19, 1944: ANZAC Conference begins in Canberra, Australia: Australia and New Zealand discuss postwar relations with US and UK.

British X Corps makes 14 failed attempts to cross the upper Garigliano River in Italy, thus failing to protect left US Fifth Army flank for Rapido crossings the next day.

US government returns railways to control of owners after wage dispute is settled.