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Today in World War II History—April 13, 1940 & 1945

Battleship HMS Warspite and a British destroyer during Second Battle of Narvik, 13 Apr 1940 (Imperial War Museum: 4700-01 A 38)

Battleship HMS Warspite and a British destroyer during Second Battle of Narvik, 13 Apr 1940 (Imperial War Museum: 4700-01 A 38)

80 Years Ago—April 13, 1940: Second Battle of Narvik (Norway): British Royal Navy sinks eight German destroyers.

British troops land in Danish Faroe Islands for occupation duty under agreement with Danish governor.

 

75 Years Ago—Apr. 13, 1945: Soviets secure Vienna, Austria.

US B-29 fire raid on Tokyo burns 13 square miles in arsenal district and damages the Imperial Palace.

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