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Today in World War II History—Nov. 4, 1942

Carlson’s Raiders landing at Aola Point, Guadalcanal, 4 November 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

Carlson’s Raiders landing at Aola Point, Guadalcanal, 4 November 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 4, 1942: British victorious at Second Battle of El Alamein—Germans under Rommel retreat to Fuka in defiance of Hitler’s order.

Carlson’s Raiders (US Marines) land at Aola Point, Guadalcanal to harass Japanese behind lines.