Today in World War II History—January 16, 1943
Monday, January 16, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Jan. 16, 1943: In Libya, British Eighth Army links with Free French under Gen. Philippe Leclerc, who had marched 30 days across the Sahara from Lake Chad.
RAF bombs Berlin for first time since November 1941, with the first use of target indicator flares to mark the target for bombers farther back in the stream.