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Today in World War II History—Sept. 9, 1942

British troops landing at Tamataue, Madagascar, 18 Sep 1942 (public domain via WW2 Database)

British troops landing at Tamataue, Madagascar, 18 Sep 1942 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 9, 1942: Mount Emily Episode: Japanese Zero fighter plane launched from sub I-25 drops incendiary bombs in Brookings, OR, first aerial bombardment ever of the United States.

British land at Majunga in western Madagascar to subdue remaining Vichy forces.