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Today in World War II History—Nov. 27, 1943

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (US Air Force photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (US Air Force photo)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 27, 1943: Brig. Gen. Kenneth Wolfe assumes command of new US Twentieth Bomber Command at Salina, KS, the first unit with B-29 Superfortress bombers.

US initiates accelerated landing craft program to meet needs of upcoming invasion of Europe (Operation Overlord, D-day).