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Today in World War II History—June 24, 1943

Subhash Chandra Bose and Hideki Tojo, Tokyo, Japan, 10 Jun 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

Subhash Chandra Bose and Hideki Tojo, Tokyo, Japan, 10 Jun 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—June 24, 1943: US Lt. Col. W.R. Lovelace makes record parachute jump from 42,200 feet.

From Japan, Subhash Chandra Bose, leader of Indian National Army, implores Indians to turn against British.

Movie premiere of Stage Door Canteen, with an all-star cast.