Today in World War II History—Jan. 29, 1943

Recruitment poster for US Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, WWII75 Years Ago—Jan. 29, 1943: Soviets drive southwest on the Voronezh front toward Kharkov.

Australian paratroopers land at Wau, New Guinea.

Maj. Ruth Cheney Streeter is named the first director of US Marine Corps Women’s Reserve.