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Today in World War II History—Jan. 30, 1943

Recruitment poster for the French Milice, WWII

Recruitment poster for the French Milice, WWII

75 Years Ago—Jan. 30, 1943: RAF flies first daylight raid to Berlin, timed to interrupt Goering and Goebbel’s speeches on the tenth anniversary of the German Reich.

The Milice, a Vichy French militia, is formed under Joseph Darnand to counter the French Resistance.

Australians defeat Japanese at Wau, New Guinea.

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