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Today in World War II History—Oct. 17, 1940 & 1945

Juan Perón’s supporters demonstrating in Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires, 17 October 1945 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Juan Perón’s supporters demonstrating in Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires, 17 October 1945 (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Oct. 17, 1940: In North Atlantic convoy SC-7, U-boats sink three Allied ships; 20 of 30 ships in the convoy will be lost in three days.

75 Years Ago—Oct. 17, 1945: Former vice president Juan Perón of Argentina is released from prison following demonstrations organized by his future wife, Eva “Evita” Duarte.

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