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Today in World War II History—Apr. 12, 1942

US soldiers in Malinta Tunnel on Corregidor, April 1942. (US Army Center of Military History)

US soldiers in Malinta Tunnel on Corregidor, April 1942. (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Apr. 12, 1942: Pandit Nehru, head of Indian Congress Party, pledges to cooperate with Allies.

Japanese begin bombardment of Corregidor.

Royce Raid: US Brig. Gen. Ralph Royce leads 3 B-17s and 10 B-25s to Philippines, bombs, then evacuates 44 officers and civilians.