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Today in World War II History—Mar. 16, 1943

“Zero Hour” by Jack Chaddock, depicting the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders advancing during the Battle of the Mareth Line, 1943 (Imperial War Museum)

“Zero Hour” by Jack Chaddock, depicting the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders advancing during the Battle of the Mareth Line, 1943 (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 16, 1943: Montgomery’s British Eighth Army attacks Mareth Line in southern Tunisia, but fails with heavy casualties.