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Today in World War II History—January 17, 1942

British poster about convoys to Russia, WWII (Source: British government)

British poster about convoys to Russia, WWII (Source: British government)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 17, 1942: Field Marshal Walther von Reichenau of German Army Group South dies of a stroke.

British and South African troops take Halfaya Pass on the Egyptian border and take 5500 Axis POWs.

Off Murmansk, German U-boat U-454 sinks British destroyer Matabele in convoy PQ-8, the first U-boat group action against an Allied Arctic convoy.

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