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Today in World War II History—Oct. 10, 1943

Members of Spanish Blue Division fighting for Germany near Leningrad, 1943 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Members of Spanish Blue Division fighting for Germany near Leningrad, 1943 (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—Oct. 10, 1943: Gen. Franco of Spain orders “Blue” Division of Spanish volunteers serving in German army back to Spain; a few thousand disobey and remain.

A German time bomb in Naples kills 23 US combat engineers.