Today in World War II History—Jan. 25, 1943 POSTED: Thursday, January 25, 2018 by Sarah Sundin Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Anderson (right) at 78th Infantry Division headquarters in Tunisia, with Brig. C.B. McNabb and Maj.-Gen. V. Evelegh, January 1943 (Imperial War Museum) 75 Years Ago—Jan. 25, 1943: Soviets divide German Sixth Army in Stalingrad into two pockets. British Gen. Kenneth Anderson placed in command of all Allied forces in Tunisia. The Pentagon opens—the largest office building in the world.