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Today in World War II History—June 22, 1942

US poster, WWII75 Years Ago—June 22, 1942: Germans take Bardia, Libya.

BBC premiere of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, inspired by his experiences in the siege of Leningrad.

US Flag Code becomes public law, regarding the Pledge of Allegiance and treatment of the flag.