Today in World War II History—August 31, 1944
Saturday, August 31, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—August 31, 1944: US and Australian forces secure New Guinea, with 100,000 Japanese troops remaining isolated on New Guinea.
Soviets take Bucharest, Romania.
Stage Door Canteen opens at Piccadilly in London; Bing Crosby sings for the opening.