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Today in World War II History—June 22, 1943

75 Years Ago—June 22, 1943: In Detroit race riot, 24 blacks and 10 whites are killed, 600 wounded (75% of the wounded are black); governor requests federal troops.

Movie premiere of So Proudly We Hail, about nurses on Bataan, starring Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, and Veronica Lake.