Today in World War II History—December 29, 1939 & 1944
Sunday, December 29, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—December 29, 1939: In Soviet-Finnish war, Finnish ski troops tear up the Leningrad-Murmansk rail line.
Movie premieres of Destry Rides Again, starring Jimmy Stewart & Marlene Dietrich, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Charles Laughton & Maureen O’Hara.
75 Years Ago—Dec. 29, 1944: In Italy, Germans retreat in Serchio Valley after counterattack against US Fifth Army.