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Today in World War II History—Mar. 3, 1942

Lancaster B Mark Is of No. 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 29 September 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

Lancaster B Mark Is of No. 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 29 September 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 3, 1942: Operational debut of RAF Avro Lancaster heavy bomber.

Japanese bomb Broome, Australia; 70 killed including Dutch evacuees from the East Indies and US airmen.