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