Today in World War II History—February 21, 1943
80 Years Ago—Feb. 21, 1943: US Marine 3rd Raider Battalion and US 43rd Infantry Division take Russell Islands in the Solomons unopposed.
Germans open counterattack in Ukraine toward Kharkov.
Thirty-five Japanese-Americans are arrested at Tule Lake Relocation Center for refusing to fill out a loyalty questionnaire.