Today in World War II History—January 18, 1943
80 Years Ago—Jan. 18, 1943: Soviets open a corridor to supply Leningrad, which remains open throughout the war.
First Warsaw uprising: Nazis attempt to deport Jews from the ghetto, but are met with gunfire.
US bans the sale of sliced bread to conserve metal parts in bakery equipment (Read more: Make It Do—Metal Shortages in World War II).
Journalist Richard Tregaskis’s bestselling book Guadalcanal Diary is published, based on his experiences landing with the US Marines.