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Today in World War II History—April 6, 1944

Garrison Hill at Kohima, India (Imperial War Museum)

Garrison Hill at Kohima, India (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—April 6, 1944: Japanese besiege 3500 British & Indian troops in Kohima, India.

United Kingdom introduces PAYE (Pay As You Earn) tax system.

Movie premiere of Cover Girl, starring Gene Kelly & Rita Hayworth; Oscar winner for orchestration for Carmen Dragon (of Antioch, CA).