Today in World War II History—May 2, 1943
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—May 2, 1943: Japanese bomb Darwin in 54th air raid on Australia; RAAF shoots down a bomber and five Zeros, but loses eight Spitfire fighter planes.
In a Fireside Chat, Pres. Franklin Roosevelt appeals to striking coal miners to return to work.\