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Today in World War II History—Aug. 1, 1942

75 Years Ago—Aug. 1, 1942: Japanese set up “independent” puppet government in Burma.

American Federation of Musicians begins yearlong strike against recording industry.

Permanente Hospital opens in Oakland, CA for employees of Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—Aug. 1, 1942”

  1. Janice Laird

    Also read on History.com that JFK’s PT-109 sank on this day in 1943! But that’s a tidbit for next year… 🙂