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Today in World War II History—Mar. 23, 1943

US armor near El Guettar, Tunisia, 23 March 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

US armor near El Guettar, Tunisia, 23 March 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 23, 1943: In heaviest air raid to date, RAF drops 2000 tons of bombs on Dortmund, Germany.

In tank battle at El Guettar in Tunisia, US infantry defeats German armor.

In a free election in occupied Denmark, the Government Party wins 143 seats while the Danish Nazi Party wins 5 seats.