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Today in World War II History—April 9, 1944

Park Street Church, Boston, MA, July 2014 (Photo: Sarah Sundin)

Park Street Church, Boston, MA, July 2014 (Photo: Sarah Sundin)

75 Years Ago—April 9, 1944: Japanese surround 155,000 British & Indian troops in Imphal, India.

On Easter, churches around the nation donate $600,000 to the new War Relief Fund, started by Park Street Church in Boston, MA; in 1950, the organization will become World Relief.