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Today in World War II History—Aug. 8, 1943

US Army PFC Harvey White administering plasma to wounded Private Roy Humphrey, Sant’Agata, Sicily, 9 Aug 1943 (US National Archives)

US Army PFC Harvey White administering plasma to wounded Private Roy Humphrey, Sant’Agata, Sicily, 9 Aug 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Aug. 8, 1943: Torpedo boats USS PT-157 and PT-171 rescue Lt. John F. Kennedy and crew of USS PT-109 from island in the Solomons.

US Seventh Army lands at Sant’Agata on Sicily’s north coast to outflank Axis, takes San Fratello Ridge and Sant’Agata, but fails to cut off German retreat.

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