Today in World War II History—February 8, 1943
80 Years Ago—Feb. 8, 1943: First Chindit Raid begins: Brig. Orde Wingate’s Chindits (British and Indian troops) leave Imphal, India, to raid Japanese supply lines in Burma.
Soviets launch an offensive in Ukraine and take Kursk.
USS Hunter, the US Navy Training School for WAVES at Hunter College, opens in the Bronx, NY.