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Today in World War II History—Mar. 8, 1944

Gen. Douglas MacArthur decorates the Lt. Marvin J. Henshaw, with the Distinguished Service Cross, for his actions on Los Negros, 29 February 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

Gen. Douglas MacArthur decorates Lt. Marvin J. Henshaw, with the Distinguished Service Cross, for his actions on Los Negros, 29 February 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 8, 1944: Japanese launch offensive in Burma toward major British base at Imphal, India.

US Sixth Army secures Los Negros in the Admiralty Islands in the Pacific.