Today in World War II History—Sept. 5, 1943
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Sept. 5, 1943: US & Australian paratroopers land in Nadzab, New Guinea to encircle Japanese near Lae; first US paratrooper action in the Pacific.
Penicillin is delivered to dying 15-year-old Shirley Carter in Macon, GA by a B-24 Liberator bomber and with police escort; she survives.