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Today in World War II History—Oct. 2, 1943

Australian transport company unloads supplies at Finschhafen, Oct. 1943 (Australian War Mermorial)

Australian transport company unloads supplies at Finschhafen, Oct. 1943 (Australian War Mermorial)

75 Years Ago—Oct. 2, 1943: Australians take Finschhafen, New Guinea.

Nazis arrest Danish Jews, but 7000 have been safely transported to Sweden and only about 500 remain in Denmark.

NFL season opens with new team, the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Combine, the “Steagles,” since the Steelers and the Eagles had been decimated by the draft.

New song in Top Ten: “Pistol Packin’ Mama.”