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Today in World War II History—Nov. 6, 1942

European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operation ribbon, WWII

European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operation ribbon, WWII

75 Years Ago—Nov. 6, 1942: US Marines take Koli Point, Guadalcanal.

US authorizes three Theater of Operation ribbons—US, Europe/Africa, Pacific/Asia.

First WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) report for shore duty.