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Today in World War II History—June 14, 1942

Soldier holding an M1 “Bazooka,” 1943 (Library of Congress)

Soldier holding an M1 “Bazooka,” 1943 (Library of Congress)

75 Years Ago—June 14, 1942: Germans take Fort Stalin at Sevastopol.

First firing of bazooka, at Bridgeport, Connecticut.

German saboteur George Dasch, who had landed in New York by U-boat the day before, calls the FBI, turning himself in.