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Today in World War II History—April 24, 1944

Tadji Airstrip at Aitape, New Guinea, April 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

Tadji Airstrip at Aitape, New Guinea, April 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—April 24, 1944: US secures Aitape, New Guinea, and opens Tadji Airstrip at Aitape.

Movie premiere of Double Indemnity, starring Fred MacMurray & Barbara Stanwyck, which will be nominated for 7 Oscars.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—April 24, 1944”

  1. Tobia Cutino

    I learn so much from your post thank you ☺️ My parents worked at the Benicia armory in Benicia Ca. My dad Author Sutterfield worked on on dock as a Forman loading the ships with ammunition. My mom Helen packed ammunition to be loaded on the ships. I have pictures of the workers !!