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Today in World War II History—Nov. 18, 1943

Flying Officer J.B. Burnside, Lancaster flight engineer of No.619 Squadron RAF checks settings on the control panel (Imperial War Museum: CH 12289)

Flying Officer J.B. Burnside, Lancaster flight engineer of No.619 Squadron RAF checks settings on the control panel (Imperial War Museum: CH 12289)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 18, 1943: RAF begins Battle of Berlin, as 440 Lancasters and 4 Mosquitos bomb German capital.

Chinese retake Changde, China from the Japanese, but will soon be besieged.