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Today in World War II History—June 28, 1944

Thomas Dewey, 1948 (US Library of Congress)

Thomas Dewey, 1948 (US Library of Congress)

75 Years Ago—June 28, 1944: At the Republican convention in Chicago, Thomas Dewey is nominated for president.

Last Japanese planes leave New Guinea as Allies advance.

Glenn Miller’s Army Air Forces Band arrives in Scotland on HMT Queen Elizabeth.