Today in World War II History—Nov. 19, 1942
75 Years Ago—Nov. 19, 1942: Soviets launch offensive at Stalingrad against weak German northern flank, the high point of German expansion on the Eastern Front.
US troops first fight Germans in Tunisia, at Medjez el Bab.
British commandos fly by glider to raid heavy water plant in Telemark, Norway, glider crashes, survivors are caught by the Germans and executed.
Movie premiere of You Were Never Lovelier, starring Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth.