b-blog

Today in World War II History—Mar. 23, 1942

Members of the Imperial Japanese Navy disembarking during the occupation of the Andaman Islands. (Japanese government photo)

Members of the Imperial Japanese Navy disembarking during the occupation of the Andaman Islands. (Japanese government photo)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 23, 1942: Japanese seize Andaman Islands to protect route from Singapore to Rangoon.

Off of San Francisco, US blimp TC-13 accidentally bombs and damages sub USS Gato.