Today in World War II History—February 17, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—February 17, 1940: Norway protests Altmark incident (Feb. 16) as violation of her neutrality.
75 Years Ago—Feb. 17, 1945: For the second day in a row, carriers of US Fifth Fleet strike Tokyo, while Fifth Fleet warships bombard Iwo Jima.
Movie premiere of war film Objective, Burma!, starring Errol Flynn.