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Today in World War II History—July 30, 1943

P-47Cs of the US 78th Fighter Group, 1943 (US National Archives)

P-47Cs of the US 78th Fighter Group, 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—July 30, 1943: First fighter pilot of the US Eighth Air Force achieves ace status (five victories)—Capt. Charles London, 78th Fighter Group, flying a P-47 Thunderbolt.

Anti-Fascists riot in Milan, Italy.