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Today in World War II History—July 16, 1944

Lt. Gen. Jacob Devers (US Army Center of Military History)

Lt. Gen. Jacob Devers (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—July 16, 1944: Allied Sixth Army Group (US Seventh Army & French First Army) is established under Lt. Gen. Jacob Devers for Operation Anvil, the invasion of Southern France (later named Operation Dragoon).

Lt. Cdr. Goodwin of New Zealand escapes a Japanese POW camp in Hong Kong and swims to mainland China, the only man to escape from Hong Kong.

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