Today in World War II History—August 30, 1942
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Aug. 30, 1942: In Egypt, the Battle of Alam Halfa Ridge begins near El Alamein as German troops under Rommel attempt to outflank the British.
US Army lands unopposed on Adak in the Aleutian Islands to build air and naval bases.