Today in World War II History—June 20, 1943
80 Years Ago—June 20, 1943: British Gen. Sir Claude Auchinleck succeeds Field Marshall Sir Archibald Wavell as Commander-in-Chief, India.
Ens. Oscar Holmes becomes the first Black aviator in the US Navy—the Navy was unaware of his race.
The Chubb Crater (now called Pingualuit Crater) is discovered in northern Québec by a US Army Air Force plane on a meteorological flight, 3 kilometers in diameter.