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Today in World War II History—June 11, 1943

Troops of Britain’s Duke of Wellington’s Regiment advancing on Pantelleria, 17 Jun 1943 (Imperial War Museum)

Troops of Britain’s Duke of Wellington’s Regiment advancing on Pantelleria, 17 Jun 1943 (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—June 11, 1943: British land unopposed on the island of Pantelleria between Tunisia and Sicily; Italian forces formally surrender the island six hours later.

Chinese regain all territory in Hunan and Hubei Provinces, driving out the Japanese.

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