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Today in World War II History – April 3, 1944

German battleship Tirpitz in Alta Fjord, Norway (US Naval History and Heritage Command)

70 Years Ago—Apr. 3, 1944: In Alta Fjord, Norway, aircraft from British carriers Victoriousand Furious damage German battleship Tirpitz (438 killed). In case of Smith v. Allwright, the US Supreme Court declares all-white primaries in the South are unconstitutional.