Today in World War II History—Nov. 22, 1943
Thursday, November 22, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Nov. 22, 1943: Lebanon’s Independence Day: Free French provisionally recognize Lebanese independence and release leaders.
RAF launches first 2000-ton night raid on Berlin—2000 Germans are killed and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church is destroyed.
Sextant Conference begins in Cairo, Egypt with US Pres. Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese Gen. Chiang Kai-shek.
Broadway lyricist Lorenz Hart (Rodgers & Hart) dies of pneumonia in New York City, age 48.
I just finished Liz Tolsma’s “When the Heart Sings,” historical fiction about Poland. I’d never read anything about Poland during WWII, so was enlightening–and also a wonderful story: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38372026-when-the-heart-sings
I love Liz’s writing!