Today in World War II History—Nov. 26, 1943
Monday, November 26, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Nov. 26, 1943: Hitler observes Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter aircraft and insists it be developed as a “blitz bomber.”
Marines defeat Japanese in Battle of Piva Forks on Bougainville.
Off Algeria, Luftwaffe sinks British troop transport HMT Rohna with Hs 293 glide bomb; 1149/1755 US soldiers & British crew are killed.
Movie premiere of musical Girl Crazy, starring Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland.