Today in World War II History—March 18, 1943
Saturday, March 18, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Mar. 18, 1943: US 1st Ranger Battalion takes El Guettar, Tunisia.
After successful US Eighth Air Force mission to Vegesack, Germany, US experiment with daylight bombing is declared a success.
US oil workers (“The Roughnecks”) arrive in Britain to drill for oil in Sherwood Forest under a one-year contract with Noble Drilling Corporation.