Today in World War II History

German battleship Tirpitz in Alta Fjord, Norway
(US Naval History and Heritage Command)
70 Years Ago—Apr. 3, 1944: In Alta Fjord, Norway, aircraft from British carriers Victorious and Furious damage German battleship Tirpitz (438 killed). In case of Smith v. Allwright, the US Supreme Court declares all-white primaries in the South are unconstitutional.