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Today in World War II History—Nov. 20, 1942

Map of British Eighth Army advances November 1942-February 1943 (US Army map)

Map of British Eighth Army advances November 1942-February 1943 (US Army map)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 20, 1942: British Eighth Army takes Benghazi, Libya, but finds port destroyed by Germans.

Soviets attack southern flank at Stalingrad.

Gen. Paul von Kleist placed in command of German Army Group A on Eastern Front.