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Today in World War II History—June 18, 1944

US Marine First Sgt. Neil Shober feeding bananas to a native goat, Saipan, Mariana Islands, June 1944 (US Marine Corps photo)

US Marine First Sgt. Neil Shober feeding bananas to a native goat, Saipan, Mariana Islands, June 1944 (US Marine Corps photo)

75 Years Ago—June 18, 1944: German V-1 buzz bomb hits the Guards Chapel in London during a service, killing 121.

Ivanoe Bonomi replaces Pietro Badoglio as Prime Minister of Italy.

On Saipan, US Marines drive to the east coast, cutting the island in two, while Army forces take Aslito AF, renamed later Isley Field.

Japanese take Changsha, China, in drive to open land corridor to Hanoi in French Indochina.

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