Today in World War II History—September 29, 1943
80 Years Ago—Sept. 29, 1943: Gen. Dwight Eisenhower and Italian premier Pietro Badoglio sign the official Italian armistice on battleship HMS Nelson at Malta.
US 100th Infantry Battalion (Japanese-Americans primarily from Hawaii) is attached to the US Fifth Army in Italy.
In morning pre-Rosh Hashanah service in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rabbi Marcus Melchior warns the congregation about the round-up planned for the night of October 1-2.
Half-Jewish Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr & his wife flee from Copenhagen to Sweden at night.