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Today in World War II History—Jan. 4, 1943

Earl Warren, Governor of California (Library of Congress)

Earl Warren, Governor of California (Library of Congress)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 4, 1943: Polish resistance attacks Germans in Czestochowa but fail, 251 killed.

In Italy, the mayors of Florence and Padua are fired by the Fascist Party for failing to implement anti-Semitic laws.

Earl Warren is inaugurated for first of three terms as California governor, but declines to have ceremony due to the war.

Josef Stalin appears on the cover of Time Magazine as 1942 Man of the Year.