Today in World War II History—July 15, 1942
Friday, July 15, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—July 15, 1942: Irish RAF Spitfire ace Brendan “Paddy” Finucane (32 victories) is killed in action over northern France.
Germans begin deportation of Dutch Jews to Auschwitz.
In Nazi-occupied France, Jews are banned from many public places, including theaters, libraries, parks, cafés, sporting events, and phone booths.