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Today in World War II History—Sept. 21, 1943

US Army infantrymen fighting in the jungles of Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 13 September 1943 (US Army Signal Corps photo)

US Army infantrymen fighting in the jungles of Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 13 September 1943 (US Army Signal Corps photo)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 21, 1943: US secures Baanga, Arundel, and Wana Wana in the Solomon Islands.

Soviets cross Dnieper River south of Kiev, Ukraine.