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Today in World War II History—Mar. 25, 1944

Map of Japanese and Allied airfields in the Southwest Pacific Area, April 1944 (Source: US Air Force)

Map of Japanese and Allied airfields in the Southwest Pacific Area, April 1944 (Source: US Air Force)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 25, 1944: At New Guinea, heavy US Fifth Air Force bombing on Wewak causes Japanese to move air headquarters to Hollandia.

Hungary approves anti-Semitic policies, requires Jews to wear the yellow Star of David effective 5 April 1944.

US secures Manus in the Admiralty Islands in the Pacific.