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Today in World War II History—July 14, 1942

French General Charles De Gaulle, 1942 (Library of Congress)

French General Charles De Gaulle, 1942 (Library of Congress)

75 Years Ago—July 14, 1942: Germans begin deportation of Dutch Jews to Auschwitz.

Gen. Charles de Gaulle renames the Free French the Fighting French.

In India, Gandhi orders non-violent rebellion against British rule.

Movie premiere of Lou Gehrig biography Pride of the Yankees, starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright.