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Today in World War II History—Mar. 20, 1942

Gates at Auschwitz concentration camp, 1945 (public domain via WW2 Database)

Gates at Auschwitz concentration camp, 1945 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 20, 1942: Nazis first use gas chambers to murder Jews at Auschwitz concentration camp.

In Australia, Gen. Douglas MacArthur makes “I shall return” speech, promising to return to the Philippines.