Today in World War II History—Aug. 25, 1943
Saturday, August 25, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Aug. 25, 1943: US secures New Georgia in the Solomons after seizing Bairoko Harbor.
Allies begin air raids on France and Low Countries to make Germans suspect a Pas de Calais invasion and to draw Luftwaffe up into battle (Operation Starkey).
Germans impose 72-hour work week in occupied Holland.