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Today in World War II History—Jan. 31, 1944

US Army troops land at Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 31 Jan 1944 (US National Archives)

US Army troops land at Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 31 Jan 1944 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 31, 1944: US Army and Marines land on Kwajalein & Majuro in the Marshall Islands—the first use of the DUKW and of underwater demolition teams in the Pacific.