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Today in World War II History—December 28, 1940 & 1945

Mussolini and Hitler, Munich, Jun 1940 (US National Archives: 242-EB-7-38)

Mussolini and Hitler, Munich, Jun 1940 (US National Archives: 242-EB-7-38)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 28, 1940: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini requests German aid against Greeks in Albania.

Students at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary & Buchanan Streets, San Francisco, say Pledge of Allegiance, 20 April 1942; students pictured of Japanese ancestry would soon be sent to War Relocation Authority camps (Photo: Dorothea Lange. US National Archives: 210-G-C122)

Students at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary & Buchanan Streets, San Francisco, say Pledge of Allegiance, 20 April 1942; students pictured of Japanese ancestry would soon be sent to War Relocation Authority camps (Photo: Dorothea Lange. US National Archives: 210-G-C122)

75 Years Ago—Dec. 28, 1945: US Congress officially recognizes the Pledge of Allegiance.

Movie premiere of Hitchcock suspense film Spellbound, starring Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman.

Movie premiere of Adventure, starring Greer Garson and Clark Gable in his first postwar film (tagline “Gable’s back and Garson’s got him!”).

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