Today in World War II History—February 24, 1941
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Feb. 24, 1941: RAF Avro Manchester medium bomber first flies in combat, in mission to Brest, France.
US Navy survey ship Bear and motor ship North Star arrive in Antarctica to evacuate remaining US personnel from Richard Byrd’s 1939-40 expedition.