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Today in World War II History—Jan. 26, 1942

US Army troops in Northern Ireland, 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

US Army troops in Northern Ireland, 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 26, 1942: First US Army troops arrive in Britain: Convoy AT-10 carrying the 34th Infantry Division arrives in Belfast to relieve British troops.

US and Filipino forces withdraw to final defense line on Bataan Peninsula, behind Pilar-Bagac road.