Today in World War II History—Jan. 26, 1944
Saturday, January 26, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Jan. 26, 1944: British landing ship LST-422 damaged by a mine off Anzio; of 700 aboard, 454 US soldiers & 29 British sailors killed.
Allied ships are ordered to withdraw from the Anzio beachhead to reduce risk from air raids.
Argentina severs relations with Germany and Japan after a vast Axis spy ring is uncovered in the country.