Today in World War II History—March 19, 1942
Saturday, March 19, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Mar. 19, 1942: On the Bataan Peninsula, US and Filipino troops are put on quarter-rations.
Lt. Gen. William Slim assumes command of British forces in Burma.
Japanese begin drive in Sittang Valley in Burma, opposed by Chinese troops.