Today in World War II History—Feb. 8, 1943
75 Years Ago—Feb. 8, 1943: First Chindit Raid begins: Brig. Orde Wingate’s Chindits (British and Indian troops) leave Imphal, India to raid Japanese supply lines in Burma.
Soviets launch offensive in Ukraine, take Kursk.
USS Hunter, the US Navy Training School for WAVES at Hunter College, opens in the Bronx, NY.