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Today in World War II History—July 3, 1942

Destroyed harbor of Sevastopol after the battle, July 1942 (German Federal Archives: N 1603 Bild-121)

Destroyed harbor of Sevastopol after the battle, July 1942 (German Federal Archives: N 1603 Bild-121)

75 Years Ago—July 3, 1942: On the Crimean Peninsula, Germans take Sevastopol and 100,000 POWs.

RAF flies 780 sorties at the First Battle of El Alamein.