Today in World War II History—January 28, 1940 & 1945
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—January 28, 1940: King George VI of Britain announces court will not be held this year due to the war.
75 Years Ago—Jan. 28, 1945: Burma Road reopens as the first Allied truck convoy crosses into China; in the ceremony, Chiang Kai-shek renames it the Stilwell Road.
Soviets take Memel and complete the conquest of Lithuania.