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Today in World War II History—November 6, 1939 & 1944

US merchant ship City of Flint, 7 July 1940 (City of Vancouver archives: CVA 447-4009)

US merchant ship City of Flint, 7 July 1940 (City of Vancouver archives: CVA 447-4009)

80 Years Ago—November 6, 1939: Nazi-captured US freighter City of Flint is returned to her American crew by Norway.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 6, 1944: In central Burma, British and Chinese troops drive toward Mandalay.

Yugoslavian partisans take Monastir, Yugoslavia, securing entire border with Greece.

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