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Today in World War II History—Nov. 13, 1943

US aircraft carrier deck crewman resting between aircraft landings, off Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943 (US National Archives)

US aircraft carrier deck crewman resting between aircraft landings, off Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 13, 1943: US Seventh Air Force and US Navy Task Force 57 carrier aircraft begin pre-invasion bombing of Tarawa, Makin, and Betio in Gilbert Islands.

French Resistance attacks ball-bearing plant at Annecy.

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