Today in World War II History—October 3, 1939 & 1944
Thursday, October 3, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—October 3, 1939: Germans order ruthless exploitation of occupied Poland.
75 Years Ago—October 3, 1944: Germans evacuate Athens, Greece.
In the Southwest Pacific off Morotai, Japanese sub RO-41 sinks destroyer escort USS Shelton; in counterattack, destroyer escort USS Richard M. Rowell accidentally sinks submarine USS Seawolf.