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Today in World War II History—July 5, 1943

German Panzer VI/Tiger I tanks in the Battle of Kursk in Orel, Russia, July 1943 (German Federal Archive: Bild 183-J14813)

German Panzer VI/Tiger I tanks in the Battle of Kursk in Orel, Russia, July 1943 (German Federal Archive: Bild 183-J14813)

75 Years Ago—July 5, 1943: Battle of Kursk begins: last major German offensive on eastern front.

Actress Betty Grable marries trumpet player and bandleader Harry James.