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Today in World War II History—November 29, 1941

Football program for the 1941 US Military Academy vs. US Naval Academy football game. On page 180 of the program is a bow view of the USS Arizona with text that says, “It is significant that despite the claims of air enthusiast no battleship has yet been sunken by bombs.” (Smithsonian Institute)

Football program for the 1941 US Military Academy vs. US Naval Academy football game. On page 180 of the program is a bow view of the USS Arizona with text that says, “It is significant that despite the claims of air enthusiast no battleship has yet been sunken by bombs.” (Smithsonian Institute)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 29, 1941: Italians counterattack near Sidi Rezegh, Libya, and almost destroy New Zealand battalion.

Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia; Navy wins 14-6.