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Today in World War II History—October 16, 1941

Soviet poster urging defense of Moscow, October 1941

Soviet poster urging defense of Moscow, October 1941

80 Years Ago—Oct. 16, 1941: Except for Stalin, the Soviet government evacuates from Moscow to Kuibyshev.

German & Romanian troops take Odessa, Ukraine.

Japanese government under Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe resigns.

Germans begin deportation of Jews from Germany and Luxembourg.