Today in World War II History—Aug. 4, 1942
75 Years Ago—Aug. 4, 1942: First P-38 Lightning aerial combat and victory in the Pacific: US Eleventh Air Force P-38s shoot down 2 Japanese flying boats in the Aleutians.
First trainload of Belgian Jews is deported to Auschwitz.
Movie premiere of Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire.