Today in World War II History—February 25, 1940 & 1945
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—February 25, 1940: First Royal Canadian Air Force squadron arrives in Britain.
75 Years Ago—Feb. 25, 1945: US Fifth Fleet carrier aircraft and B-29 bombers strike Tokyo in a devastating raid.
US M26 Pershing tanks are first used in combat in Europe.
Turkey breaks neutrality and declares war on Germany and Japan.
An old thread of mine on the M26:
“Turkey breaks neutrality and declares war on Germany and Japan.”
Reading the tea leaves there.