Today in World War II History—November 26, 1942
80 Years Ago—Nov. 26, 1942: First battle between US & German tanks, at Coxen’s Farm near Chouïgui, Tunisia.
“Battle of Brisbane”: thousands of US and Australian soldiers fight in streets, 1 killed.
Movie premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, in New York City.
US celebrates Thanksgiving; Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is cancelled for duration of the war to conserve rubber and helium. (Read more: “Thanksgiving in World War II”)