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Today in World War II History—Jan. 6, 1943

French Gen. Philippe Leclerc in command in France, 1944 (US Office of War Information photo)

French Gen. Philippe Leclerc in command in France, 1944 (US Office of War Information photo)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 6, 1943: British & Indian troops renew offensive on Arakan Peninsula in Burma.

In Africa, Free French troops advancing north from Chad under Gen. Philippe Leclerc take Oum-el-Arameb in southern Libya.