Today in World War II History—August 25, 1942
Thursday, August 25, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Aug. 25, 1942: RAF officer Prince George, Duke of Kent, brother of King George VI, is killed in a plane crash in Scotland, age 39, the first death of a member of the Royal family in military service since Richard III (450 years).
Japanese land at Milne Bay on Papua New Guinea.