Today in World War II History—Feb. 4, 1944
Monday, February 4, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Feb. 4, 1944: US secures Kwajalein and Majuro Islands in Kwajalein Atoll.
Japanese open offensive against Indian troops on Arakan, Burma.
US authorizes Bronze Star medal for meritorious or heroic achievement, less than the Silver Star, retroactive to 7 Dec 1941.
US Navy blimp K-29 makes the first carrier landing by a nonrigid airship, on escort carrier USS Altamaha off San Diego, CA.