Today in World War II History—June 22, 1944
Saturday, June 22, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—June 22, 1944: President Roosevelt signs GI Bill of Rights.
Soviets launch Bagration offensive in Byelorussia, which will lead to the heaviest German losses in the war (nearly 500,000 men).
In India, British and Indian troops open the Imphal-Kohima Raod, breaking the siege of Imphal.
US Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighter is first flown in combat, from Saipan.