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Today in World War II History—November 18, 1939 & 1944

US Third Army entering Metz, France, Nov 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

US Third Army entering Metz, France, Nov 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

80 Years Ago—November 18, 1939: IRA detonates four small bombs in Piccadilly, London.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 18, 1944: US Third Army enters Metz, France.

Submarine USS Blackfin picks up captured Japanese cryptographic equipment, technical equipment, and secret documents from Filipino resistance fighters on Mindoro.