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Today in World War II History—Nov. 29, 1943

Mignano Gap in Italy, WWII (US Army Center of Military History)

Mignano Gap in Italy, WWII (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 29, 1943: US VI Corps launches assault north of Mignano Gap in Italy.

Essex-class carrier USS Hornet (CV-12) is commissioned at Newport News, VA; now a museum ship in Alameda, CA.