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Today in World War II History—July 5, 1942

Destroyed Soviet tank near Voronezh, June 1942 (German Federal Archive: Bild 101I-216-0412-07)

Destroyed Soviet tank near Voronezh, June 1942 (German Federal Archive: Bild 101I-216-0412-07)

80 Years Ago—July 5, 1942: Margot Frank (Anne’s sister) is summoned to a Nazi work camp.

German forces reach the River Don near Voronezh in drive for the Caucasus oil fields.

Gerhard Kunze, the former leader of the German-American Bund (an American Nazi group), is arraigned on espionage charges; he will be sentenced to 15 years.

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