Today in World War II History—June 24, 1943
80 Years Ago—June 24, 1943: US Lt. Col. W.R. Lovelace makes a record parachute jump from 42,200 feet.
From Japan, Subhash Chandra Bose, leader of the Indian National Army, implores Indians to turn against the British.
Germans capture three SOE agents in Paris and “roll up” the Prosper resistance network within days, arresting hundreds of members.
Movie premiere of Stage Door Canteen, with an all-star cast.