Today in World War II History—April 18, 1944
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—April 18, 1944: Last air raid on London, the end of the “Little Blitz”; in the Little Blitz, on the eve of D-day, the German Luftwaffe lost over 500 aircraft, while the RAF lost only 8 aircraft.
Allies begin air supply to besieged British and Indian troops at Imphal, India.
Jerome Robbins’s ballet Fancy Free debuts at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, the inspiration for the musical On the Town.