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Today in World War II History—September 20, 1942

US poster, WWII

US poster, WWII

80 Years Ago—Sept. 20, 1942: As of this date, US production of Liberty ships exceeds sinkings of cargo ships.

Allied Combined Chiefs of Staff approve final plan for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa in November 1942.

British & Norwegian commandos destroy a hydroelectric plant at Glomfjord, Norway, cutting aluminum production at the plant.

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