Today in World War II History—November 28, 1943
80 Years Ago—Nov. 28, 1943: US Marines secure Tarawa Atoll.
Eureka Conference begins in Tehran, Iran: Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin will agree to a spring 1944 invasion of western Europe and a Soviet declaration of war on Japan after Germany’s defeat.
US Sixth Army (Southwest Pacific) establishes the Alamo Scouts, an elite volunteer team to reconnoiter behind enemy lines.