Today in World War II History—August 25, 1943
80 Years Ago—Aug. 25, 1943: US secures New Georgia in the Solomons after seizing Bairoko Harbor.
Allies begin air raids on France and the Low Countries to make Germans suspect an invasion in the Pas de Calais area of France and to draw the Luftwaffe up into battle.
Germans impose a 72-hour work week in the occupied Netherlands.