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Today in World War II History—Nov. 17, 1943

Australian soldiers from the 2/48th Battalion around Sattelberg, New Guinea, 17 November 1943 (Australian War Memorial #060601)

Australian soldiers from the 2/48th Battalion around Sattelberg, New Guinea, 17 November 1943 (Australian War Memorial #060601)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 17, 1943: Australians launch assault on Sattelberg, New Guinea.

First US Fifteenth Air Force heavy bomber group transfers to Italy from North Africa.

Patch of the US Fifteenth Air Force, WWII

Patch of the US Fifteenth Air Force, WWII