Today in World War II History—March 22, 1940 & 1945
Sunday, March 22, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—March 22, 1940: Royal Navy increases patrols off Norway as tensions rise between Britain, Norway, and Germany.
75 Years Ago—March 22, 1945: US Third Army under Gen. George Patton crosses the Rhine at Nierstein and Oppenheim at night, surprising the Germans.
US Eighth Army secures Panay in the Philippines.