Today in World War II History—Oct. 22, 1943
75 Years Ago—Oct. 22, 1943: Maj.-Gen. Robert Laycock becomes British Chief of Combined Operations.
In Italy, British Eighth Army crosses River Trigno north of Termoli at night.
A German meteorological team is landed by U-boat U-537 at Martin Bay, Labrador to establish weather station “Kurt,” which isn’t discovered by the Canadians until 1981.