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Today in World War II History—July 24, 1943

US Eighth Air Force B-17s leaving contrails, 1943 (US Army Air Force photo)

US Eighth Air Force B-17s leaving contrails, 1943 (US Army Air Force photo)

75 Years Ago—July 24, 1943: Allies begin “Blitz Week”—heavy bombing of Nazi targets, as RAF bombs Hamburg and US Eighth Air Force bombs targets in Nazi-occupied Norway.