Today in World War II History—July 8, 1943
Sunday, July 8, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—July 8, 1943: German Gestapo executes French resistance leader Jean Moulin.
Gen. Dwight Eisenhower arrives at Malta, Battle Headquarters for Operation Husky, the upcoming Allied invasion of Sicily.
US Seventh Air Force B-24 Liberators from Midway bomb Wake Island in first land-based strike on this island.