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Today in World War II History—Sept. 17, 1943

US medical air evacuation from Italy to North Africa, 1943 (US Army Medical Department photo)

US medical air evacuation from Italy to North Africa, 1943 (US Army Medical Department photo)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 17, 1943: Germans begin retreat from Salerno plain in Italy.

US 802nd Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron begins air evacuation from Salerno, Italy.

Soviets take Bryansk, Russia.

One Response to “Today in World War II History—Sept. 17, 1943”

  1. Gerri Hilger

    Great pictures of flight nurses.

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