Today in World War II History—January 4, 1940 & 1945
Saturday, January 4, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—January 4, 1940: Britain requisitions all merchant ships for the war effort.
75 Years Ago—Jan. 4, 1945: In Burma, British secure Akyab Island; Burma is now secured from Akyab to Mandalay and north of the Irrawaddy River.