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Today in World War II History—July 21, 1943

US Seventh Army Clears Western Sicily, 19-23 July 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

US Seventh Army Clears Western Sicily, 19-23 July 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—July 21, 1943: On Sicily, US Seventh Army takes Castelvetrano, Santa Margherita, Corleone, Valledolmo, and Alimena.

Destroyers USS Monaghan and USS Aylwin bombard Kiska in the Aleutians unopposed.

Movie premiere of musical Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, and Cab Calloway.