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Today in World War II History—March 9, 1942

Men of Japanese 2nd Division celebrating landing at Merak, Java, 1 Mar 1942 (Sectie Militaire Geschiedenes Landmachstaf, public domain)

Men of Japanese 2nd Division celebrating landing at Merak, Java, 1 Mar 1942 (Sectie Militaire Geschiedenes Landmachstaf, public domain)

80 Years Ago—Mar. 9, 1942: Japanese complete conquest of Java and gain control of entire Netherlands East Indies.

US Office of Chief of Cavalry is eliminated, with troops in cavalry units to be transferred to armored units (but 2nd Cavalry Division remains mounted until January 1944).

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