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Today in World War II History—Sept. 19, 1943

US soldiers in makeshift Fifth Army office in ancient Temple of Neptune in Paestum, Italy, 22 September 1943 (US National Archives)

US soldiers in makeshift Fifth Army office in ancient Temple of Neptune in Paestum, Italy, 22 September 1943 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 19, 1943: In Italy, Allies secure Salerno plain.

Australians open offensive in Ramu Valley, New Guinea and take Kaiapit, but the Japanese counterattack in force.

Decca Records signs deal with the striking musicians’ union and becomes the first studio to record in a year.

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