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1942: At the so called Arcadia Conference held in Washington, President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill agree to concentrate the Allied war effort on the European theatre.

1942: New German battleship Tirpitz, moves to Trondheim in Norway, to threaten the Arctic convoys.

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders all aliens in the U.S. to register with the government.

1943: Roosevelt and Churchill's summit Conference opens near Casablanca in Morocco with the Allied joint staff under General Dwight D. Eisenhower in attendance.

1943: Italian occupation authorities refuse to deport Jews living in their territories in France.

1945: Zhukov's 1st Belorussian Front continues its attacks South of Warsaw from two Vistula bridgeheads, one of which holds 400,000 men and 1,700 tanks. Rokossovsky's 2nd Belorussian Front begins its offensive from its Narev bridgehead against Elbing in East Prussia.

1945: The British 19th Indian Division crosses the river Irrawaddy, to the North of Mandalay.

This Day in WWI

1915: The French abandon five miles of trenches to the Germans near Soissons.

1916: British authorities seize German attaché Franz von Papen's financial records confirming espionage activities in the U.S.

1917: A Provisional Parliament is established in Poland.

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