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Today in World War II History—October 29, 1939 & 1944

WPA (Works Progress Administration) poster for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition (Library of Congress)

WPA (Works Progress Administration) poster for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition (Library of Congress)

80 Years Ago—October 29, 1939: Golden Gate International Exposition closes on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay (will re-open 5/25/40).

75 Years Ago—Oct. 29, 1944: Soviets withdraw from northern Norway and northern Finland.