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