Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Feb. 26, 1942: Army Distinguished Unit Citation authorized, worn above right breast pocket. 3000 Japanese residents of Terminal Island CA ordered to leave in 3 days. Academy Awards: best picture How Green Was My Valley, best actress Joan Fontaine in Suspicion, best actor Gary Cooper in Sergeant York, best director John Ford for How Green Was My Valley, first Oscars awarded for documentaries.