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Today in World War II History—Oct. 28, 1940

RMS Empress of Britain passing through the Saint Lawrence River near Quebec; photo taken from the Île Orléans, 10 July 1937 (Author Horace Bélinge: Creative Commons, Akera via English Wikipedia)

RMS Empress of Britain passing through the Saint Lawrence River near Quebec; photo taken from the Île Orléans, 10 July 1937 (Author Horace Bélinge: Creative Commons, Akera via English Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Oct. 28, 1940: Italians invade Greece from Albania.

Off Ireland, German U-boat U-32 sinks British troopship Empress of Britain, the largest U-boat victim of the war at 42,000 tons (45/623 killed).