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Today in World War II History—July 8, 1943

Allied leaders in the Sicilian campaign: Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Gen. Sir Harold Alexander, Adm. Sir Andrew B. Cunningham (US Army Center of Military History)

Allied leaders in the Sicilian campaign: Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Gen. Sir Harold Alexander, Adm. Sir Andrew B. Cunningham (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—July 8, 1943: German Gestapo executes French resistance leader Jean Moulin.

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower arrives at Malta, Battle Headquarters for Operation Husky, the upcoming Allied invasion of Sicily.

US Seventh Air Force B-24 Liberators from Midway bomb Wake Island in first land-based strike on this island.