Today in World War II History

Adm. Sir Alfred "Dudley" Pound
70 Years Ago—Oct. 21, 1943: Former British First Sea Lord Adm. Sir Alfred “Dudley” Pound dies, age 66; Adm. Andrew Cunningham appointed First Sea Lord. Luftwaffe bombs Naples for first time; air raid also hits US hospitals at Mostra Fairgrounds, killing 11 patients and medical personnel.