Today in World War II History—October 28, 1939 & 1944
80 Years Ago—October 28, 1939: A Heinkel He 111 bomber is shot down over Scotland, the first German aircraft shot down over Britain.
75 Years Ago—Oct. 28, 1944: Bulgaria, which had fought with Germany, signs armistice with the Allies.
US B-29 Superfortress bombers fly first mission from the Mariana Islands—to Japanese base at Truk.