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Today in World War II History—Feb. 16, 1942

Staff Nurse Vivian Bullwinkel, Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS), 1941, the sole survivor of the Bangka Island massacre (Australian War Memorial)

Staff Nurse Vivian Bullwinkel, Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS), 1941, the sole survivor of the Bangka Island massacre (Australian War Memorial)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 16, 1942: At Bangka Island, Japanese massacre 200 civilians & 22 Australian nurses fleeing Singapore.

German U-boats shell tankers and refineries in US-held Aruba and Curaçao, the first sinkings in the Caribbean.

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy approve a wartime three-year, year-round program.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—Feb. 16, 1942”

  1. Paula S

    I really enjoy your bits of history. Can’t wait to open the emails in the morning.