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Today in World War II History—July 23, 1942

75 Years Ago—July 23, 1942: At Treblinka concentration camp, Nazis begin mass extermination by gassing.

On Kokoda Trail on New Guinea, Japanese take Awala and force Australians back toward Wairopi.

Map of Papua New Guinea (US Army Center of Military History)

Map of Papua New Guinea (US Army Center of Military History)