Today in World War II History—March 13, 1943
Monday, March 13, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Mar. 13, 1943: Time-bomb in Hitler’s plane fails to explode, on flight from Smolensk to Rastenburg, planted by Maj.-Gen. Henning von Tresckow and Lt. Fabian von Schlabrendorff.
New song in Top Ten: “Taking a Chance on Love.”
Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Fear” appears on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
American banking executive J.P. Morgan Jr. dies, age 75.