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Today in World War II History—May 2, 1943

RAAF Spitfires taking off from airfield near Darwin, Australia, 24 March 1943 (Australian War Memorial)

RAAF Spitfires taking off from airfield near Darwin, Australia, 24 March 1943 (Australian War Memorial)

75 Years Ago—May 2, 1943: Japanese bomb Darwin in 54th air raid on Australia; RAAF loses eight Spitfire fighter planes when intercepting bombers and Zero fighters.

In a Fireside Chat, Pres. Franklin Roosevelt appeals to striking coal miners to return to work.

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