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Today in World War II History—November 28, 1941

US Army Air Forces recruiting poster, 1942 (US Government Printing Office)

US Army Air Forces recruiting poster, 1942 (US Government Printing Office)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 28, 1941: USS Enterprise departs Pearl Harbor to deliver Marine F4F Wildcats to Wake Island, saving the carrier from the coming attack.

All resistance ends in East Africa as 20,000 Italians surrender to the British at Gondar, Ethiopia.

US Army maneuvers in North and South Carolina conclude.

Movie premiere of Abbott and Costello’s Keep ’Em Flying to coincide with War Department’s Keep ’Em Flying Week.

US 30th Division in Army maneuvers, Cheraw, South Carolina, 19 Nov 1941 (US Army photo)

US 30th Division in Army maneuvers, Cheraw, South Carolina, 19 Nov 1941 (US Army photo)