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Today in World War II History—May 13, 1944

Publicity photo of Roy Rogers and Trigger (public domain via Wikipedia)

Publicity photo of Roy Rogers and Trigger (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—May 13, 1944: In drive for Rome, French troops break through Gustav Line into Aurunci Hills.

In a raid off the English coast, German torpedo boat S-141 is sunk and Klaus Dönitz, the only surviving son of Adm. Karl Dönitz, is killed.

Movie premiere of Cowboy and the Senorita, starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans in their first film together.

2 responses to “Today in World War II History—May 13, 1944”

  1. Sonia Begay says:

    Hello! I really enjoy Roy Rogers Films, even had an uncle that had a strong resemblance to him!

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