Today in World War II History—Nov. 20, 1943
75 Years Ago—Nov. 20, 1943: In Gilbert Islands, US Marines land on Betio Island in Tarawa Atoll, and US Army lands on Makin and takes the island the same day.
British Eighth Army launches main offensive to cross Sangro River in Italy.
New song in Top Ten: “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” from the musical Oklahoma!