Today in World War II History—Oct. 28, 1943
Sunday, October 28, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Oct. 28, 1943: US Marines land on Shortland and Choiseul in the Solomons as a diversion from the upcoming Bougainville landings.
USS LST-30, arrives in England from the US, the first LST (landing ship, tank) to arrive for D-day, and launches an LCT (landing craft, tank) from the deck before a crowd.
Los Angeles County forms Smoke & Fumes Commission to deal with smog.