Today in World War II History—Dec. 4, 1942
75 Years Ago—Dec. 4, 1942: Żegota (Council to Aid Jews) established in Warsaw by underground Polish Christians and Jews to find safe places for Polish Jews; about 4000 would be saved.
President Roosevelt cancels Depression-era Works Progress Administration (WPA).
US Ninth Air Force, based in Egypt, bombs Naples (Rommel’s supply port) in first US attack on Italy.