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Today in World War II History—May 26, 1941

Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, PA, 1909 (Library of Congress: digital ID cph.3b17485)

Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, PA, 1909 (Library of Congress: digital ID cph.3b17485)

80 Years Ago—May 26, 1941: On Libya-Egypt border, German troops under Gen. Erwin Rommel retake Halfaya Pass from the British.

Betsy Ross’s house is donated to the city of Philadelphia, PA.