Today in World War II History—September 12, 1943
80 Years Ago—Sept. 12, 1943: German SS detachment in gliders rescues Mussolini from Gran Sasso, where he was imprisoned by the Italian government.
In New Guinea, Australians take Salamaua and its airfield.
US War Ration Book Three becomes active (Read more: “Make It Do – Meat and Cheese Rationing in World War II”).