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Today in World War II History—July 6, 1941

Broken bridge at the mouth of the Damour River, Syria, 1941 (British government photo, public domain)

Broken bridge at the mouth of the Damour River, Syria, 1941 (British government photo, public domain)

80 Years Ago—July 6, 1941: In Lebanon, Australians attack Vichy French troops in Battle of Damour.

Peru invades Ecuador over border clash, and launches air strikes against Ecuadorian cities.