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Today in World War II History—Mar. 6, 1944

US Eighth Air Force B-17s bombing Berlin, 1944 (USAF photo)

US Eighth Air Force B-17s bombing Berlin, 1944 (USAF photo)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 6, 1944: US Eighth Air Force loses 69 out of 730 bombers in mission to Berlin—its costliest raid ever.

Countdown to D-day: US Navy’s Force U established under Rear Adm. Don Moon for support off Utah Beach on D-day.