Today in World War II History—Mar. 30, 1944
Saturday, March 30, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Mar. 30, 1944: RAF loses 96 of 795 bombers on raid on Nuremberg, Germany, its heaviest loss in the war, ending the RAF’s Battle of Berlin.
Japanese surround major British base of Imphal, India.
US Navy’s Task Force 58 with 11 carriers begins a 3-day air strike against the Caroline Islands in the Central Pacific; will destroy 150 Japanese aircraft at a cost of 20 US aircraft, and will sink over 40 ships and vessels.