Today in World War II History—May 3, 1943
75 Years Ago—May 3, 1943: Lt. Gen. Frank Andrews, commander of US European Theater of Operations, is killed in a plane crash in Iceland.
US II Corps takes Mateur, Tunisia.
British 6th Airborne Division is established under Maj. Gen. Richard Gale.
Pulitzer Prize in Literature awarded to Upton Sinclair for Dragon’s Teeth.