Today in World War II History—April 14, 1944
Sunday, April 14, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—April 14, 1944: Countdown to D-day: RAF and US Eighth and Ninth Air Forces in England come under Gen. Dwight Eisenhower’s command for Operation Overlord.
At Bombay, India, British ammunition ship Fort Stikine explodes, killing 1300, and destroying 27 ships.
Chinese troops launch offensive across border into Burma.