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Today in World War II History 75 Years Ago—Mar. 3, 1943

Japanese ship seen from a low-flying B-25 bomber of the US 3rd Bomb Group during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

Japanese ship seen from a low-flying B-25 bomber of the US 3rd Bomb Group during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 3, 1943: During Luftwaffe air raid on London, panic causes 173 deaths in Bethnal Green tube station.

In Battle of the Bismarck Sea, Allied aircraft sink Japanese destroyers Asashio, Arashio, Tokitsukaze, and Shirayuki.