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Today in World War II History—Mar. 28, 1944

Poster for Australia’s First Victory Loan, March 28-May 9, 1944 (Australian War Memorial)

Poster for Australia’s First Victory Loan, March 28-May 9, 1944 (Australian War Memorial)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 28, 1944: Germans begin evacuation of Odessa, Ukraine.

Soviets take Nikolaev, Romania on the Black Sea.

Headquarters US XX Bomber Command (B-29 Superfortresses) arrives at Kharagpur, India, under Maj. Gen. Kenneth Wolfe.

Australia launches first Victory Loan drive to raise £150 million.