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Today in World War II History—May 7, 1943

US troops and tanks in Bizerte, Tunisia, 7 May 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

US troops and tanks in Bizerte, Tunisia, 7 May 1943 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—May 7, 1943: In Tunisia, US II Corps takes Bizerte and British take Tunis.

Lt. Gen. Jacob Devers takes command of US European Theater of Operations.

Britain expands conscription of women for war work from ages 19-30 to ages 18-45.