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Today in World War II—November 3, 1940 & 1945

Greek soldier posing with a wrecked Italian L3/33 tankette during the Battle of Elaia-Kalamas, northern Greece, early Nov 1940 (public domain via Athens War Museum)

Greek soldier posing with a wrecked Italian L3/33 tankette during the Battle of Elaia-Kalamas, northern Greece, early Nov 1940 (public domain via Athens War Museum)

 

80 Years Ago—Nov. 3, 1940: Bad weather brings the first night of no London air raids after 57 straight nights of Luftwaffe bombing.

Greeks defeat Italians in the Pindus Mountains.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 3, 1945: US War Production Board and Office of Production Management are inactivated.