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Today in World War II History—Mar. 22, 1942

Sir Stafford Cripps and Mohatma Gandhi in India, WWII (British government photo)

Sir Stafford Cripps and Mohatma Gandhi in India, WWII (British government photo)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 22, 1942: British cabinet member Sir Stafford Cripps meets with Gandhi to try to gain support in India for war effort.

Allies abandon Magwe Airfield in Burma: US “Flying Tigers” evacuate to Loiwing and RAF to Akyab.