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Today in World War II History—Nov. 23, 1943

US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943 (US National Archives)

US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 23, 1943: US Marines secures Betio in Tarawa Atoll.

French Expeditionary Corps under Gen. Alphonse Juin arrives in Italy.

Philadelphia Phillies owner William Cox is banned from baseball for betting on his own team.