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Today in World War II History—Oct. 26, 1943

US Thirteenth Air Force B-25 bombers over Bougainville, 1944 (US Air Force photo)

US Thirteenth Air Force B-25 bombers over Bougainville, 1944 (US Air Force photo)

75 Years Ago—Oct. 26, 1943: US Thirteenth Air Force bombers and fighters and US Navy dive-bombers and fighters attack Japanese-occupied Bougainville in Solomons in advance of Allied invasion.