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Today in World War II History—Sept. 16, 1942

Soviet troops fighting in the ruins of Stalingrad, Russia, 2 Sep 1942 (Russian International News Agency)

Soviet troops fighting in the ruins of Stalingrad, Russia, 2 Sep 1942 (Russian International News Agency)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 16, 1942: Japanese drive on Port Moresby, New Guinea, halts at Ioribaiwa Ridge.

Germans and Soviets engage in heavy street fighting in Stalingrad.