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Today in World War II History—May 8, 1943

German officer questioning Jews in Warsaw, Poland, 14-15 May 1943 (US National Archives)

German officer questioning Jews in Warsaw, Poland, 14-15 May 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—May 8, 1943: New songs in Top Ten: “Comin’ in on a Wing and a Prayer,” and “You’ll Never Know”; these songs are recorded a cappella to bypass the musicians’ union recording strike.

Nazis capture headquarters of Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto.