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Today in World War II History—March 28, 1940 & 1945

B-24M Liberator “Second Chance II” of US 8th Air Force, 93rd BG, over Zossen, Germany, Mar 15 1945 (US National Archives)

B-24M Liberator “Second Chance II” of US 8th Air Force, 93rd BG, over Zossen, Germany, Mar 15 1945 (US National Archives)

80 Years Ago—March 28, 1940: Britain and France agree not to make separate peace treaties with Germany.

Cabinet Room in the Churchill War Rooms, London (Photo: Sarah Sundin, 6 Sept 2017)

Cabinet Room in the Churchill War Rooms, London (Photo: Sarah Sundin, 6 Sept 2017)

75 Years Ago—March 28, 1945: Soviets take crucial port of Gdynia on the Baltic.

US Eighth Air Force flies final bombing mission to Berlin.

British War Cabinet meets for final time in the underground Cabinet War Rooms in London, now called the Churchill War Rooms.