Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—December 15, 1939: Gone with the Wind, starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, premieres in Atlanta.
65 Years Ago—December 15, 1944: U.S. 24th Army Division lands on Mindoro in the Philippines, finds little Japanese opposition. In Burma, British, Chinese, and U.S. troops meet at Banmouk to launch drive south.