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Today in World War II History—Mar. 13, 1943

Norman Rockwell's "Freedom from Fear," 1943

Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Fear,” 1943

75 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.