Today in World War II History—Nov. 19, 1943
75 Years Ago—Nov. 19, 1943: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lvov, prisoners make mass escape attempt, a few succeed.
Lt. Hamilton McWhorter of carrier USS Essex squadron VF-9 becomes the first F6F Hellcat ace (5 victories) when his fighter downs a Japanese G4M bomber over Tarawa.