Today in World War II History—Oct. 7, 1943
75 Years Ago—Oct. 7, 1943: Japanese execute all 98 US civilian construction POWs on Wake Island in reprisal for US air raids.
First German time bomb explodes in Naples, in the main post office, leading to 70 casualties; more bombs will explode over the next 3 weeks.
Movie premiere of Lassie Come Home, starring Roddy McDowall & Donald Crisp.