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Today in World War II History—October 10, 1939 & 1944

F6F Hellcat fighter landing on light carrier USS Langley after raid on Okinawa, 10 Oct 1944 (US National Archives: 80-G-284074)

F6F Hellcat fighter landing on light carrier USS Langley after raid on Okinawa, 10 Oct 1944 (US National Archives: 80-G-284074)

80 Years Ago—October 10, 1939: Annual German Winter Relief drive begins, with forced charitable contributions from German civilians.

Chinese troops recapture all territory in Hubei, Hunan, and Jiangxi Provinces.

75 Years Ago—Oct. 10, 1944: British and Greek troops secure Corinth.

German Army Group E begins retreat from Greece.

US Navy Task Force 38, with 17 aircraft carriers, strikes Okinawa, sinking 34 vessels and destroying 75 Japanese planes.

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