Today in World War II History—January 23, 1943
Monday, January 23, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Jan. 23, 1943: British Eighth Army takes important port of Tripoli, Libya.
On Guadalcanal, US takes the last Japanese landing beach and cuts their supply route, and also takes Mount Austen and the last artillery sites harassing Henderson Field.
The film Casablanca opens in theaters nationwide.