Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Nov. 26, 1942: First battle between US & German armor, at Coxen’s Farm near Chouïgui, Tunisia. “Battle of Brisbane”: thousands of US and Australian soldiers fight in streets, 1 killed. Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premieres in New York City. US celebrates Thanksgiving. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is cancelled for the duration of the war to conserve rubber and helium for the war effort.