Today in World War II History—Aug. 15, 1943
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Aug. 15, 1943: First island-hopping: US Army & Marines land on Vella Lavella in the Solomons, bypassing Kolombangara.
US and Canadian forces land on Kiska in the Aleutians and find the Japanese had left 2 weeks before.