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Today in World War II History—Oct. 24, 1943

Soviet soldiers preparing rafts to cross the Dnieper (the sign reads “Onward To Kiev!”), Battle of the Dnieper, 1943 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Soviet soldiers preparing rafts to cross the Dnieper (the sign reads “Onward To Kiev!”), Battle of the Dnieper, 1943 (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—Oct. 24, 1943: In the Battle of the Dnieper in the Ukraine, the Soviets take Dniepropetrovsk.