Today in World War II History—January 22, 1943
80 Years Ago—Jan. 22, 1943: Soviets begin final drive in Stalingrad.
Australian and American forces end organized Japanese resistance in Papua New Guinea, the first Japanese land defeat of WWII.
In the Vieux Port old quarter of Marseille, France, Nazis begin removing 40,000 residents to prevent partisan activity, rounding up Jewish residents, and looting; 1400 buildings will be destroyed in February.
Margaret Bourke-White becomes the first woman reporter to fly on a US Army Air Force combat mission, in a Twelfth Air Force B-17 to El Aouina Airfield, Tunisia.