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Today in World War II History—Mar. 24, 1943

Brigadier Orde Wingate, leader of the Chindits (US Army Center of Military History)

Brigadier Orde Wingate, leader of the Chindits (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 24, 1943: First Chindit Raid ends (British/Indian raids in Japanese-occupied Burma); although one-third of the men were lost, the raid raised morale.