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Today in World War II History—April 22, 1944

US Signal Corps cameramen Carl Weinke and Ernest Marjoram at Hollandia, New Guinea, 22 Apr 1944 (US National Archives)

US Signal Corps cameramen Carl Weinke and Ernest Marjoram at Hollandia, New Guinea, 22 Apr 1944 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—April 22, 1944: US Sixth Army lands at Hollandia and Aitape, New Guinea with little opposition.

In the US, typewriters are removed from rationing. Read more: “Make It Do—Metal Shortages in World War II.” 

US poster, WWII

US poster, WWII

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