Today in World War II History—April 12, 1942
80 Years Ago—Apr. 12, 1942: Pandit Nehru, head of the Indian Congress Party, pledges to cooperate with the Allies.
Japanese begin bombardment of Corregidor.
Royce Raid: US Brig. Gen. Ralph Royce leads 3 B-17s and 10 B-25s to the Philippines, bombs, then evacuates 44 officers and civilians the next day.