Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—February 22, 1940: IRA bomb explodes in London, killing seven, the last major bombing in a year-old campaign. Six-year-old Dalai Lama enthroned in Tibet.

65 Years Ago—February 22, 1945: 6000 US and British aircraft launch Operation Clarion to destroy German communications and isolate industrial Ruhr Valley. Academy Awards: Best movie of 1944—Going My Way; best actor—Bing Crosby in Going My Way; best actress—Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight.