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Today in World War II History—Oct. 3, 1942

Bette Davis & John Garfield, founders of the Hollywood Canteen, 1942 (public domain)

Bette Davis & John Garfield, founders of the Hollywood Canteen, 1942 (public domain)

75 Years Ago—Oct. 3, 1942: In Stalingrad, Germans push Soviets back to the Volga.

War Dog Reception and Training Center established at Fort Robinson, NE.

Hollywood Canteen opens on Cahuenga Blvd., started by Bette Davis and John Garfield, with film stars entertaining and serving Allied troops.