Today in World War II History—Dec. 22, 1942
75 Years Ago—Dec. 22, 1942: British & US troops launch assault on Longstop Hill, Tunisia.
US Seventh Air Force sends 24 B-24s to bomb Wake Island, the first air attack in the Central Pacific, a 4300-mile mission.
US Congress authorizes relative rank for Army and Navy Nurse Corps; pay same as for male officers without dependents.