Today in World War II History—April 20, 1943
Thursday, April 20, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Apr. 20, 1943: Britain establishes Women’s Home Guard Auxiliaries, but women do not receive weapons training.
British Eighth Army takes Enfidaville, Tunisia, and its airfield.
B-24 bombers of the US Seventh Air Force based in Funafuti destroy a Japanese phosphate plant at Nauru; Lt. Louis Zamperini (Unbroken) serves as a bombardier on this raid.