Today in World War II History—November 26, 1939 & 1944
80 Years Ago—November 26, 1939: Soviets shell Mainila, Russia and claim the Finns did it, to justify their upcoming invasion of Finland.
75 Years Ago—Nov. 26, 1944: US 491st Bombardment Group loses 15 of 28 B-24 Liberators over Misburg, Germany in only 15 minutes.
First Allied boats traverse the Scheldt Estuary safely, allowing the port of Antwerp, Belgium to open.