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Today in World War II History—June 30, 1943

US Marines landing on Rendova, 30 June 1943 (US National Archives)

US Marines landing on Rendova, 30 June 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—June 30, 1943: US Sixth Army, in its first operation, lands main force on unoccupied Kiriwina and Woodlark in Trobriand Islands (Southwest Pacific).

US Army and Marines land on Rendova in the Solomons.

Depression-Era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) are officially disbanded.

US Civilian Conservation Corps poster, 1935

US Civilian Conservation Corps poster, 1935