Today in World War II History—Nov. 15, 1943
Thursday, November 15, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Nov. 15, 1943: Allied Expeditionary Air Force (AEAF) is established under Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory for Operation Overlord (D-day).
German Adm. Karl Dönitz abandons U-boat campaign in western Atlantic.
Britain resumes Arctic convoys to Soviet Union.
Gen. Mark Clark orders two-week halt to US offensive in Italy to allow for rest and reinforcement.