Today in World War II History

Midway Atoll
70 Years Ago—June 4, 1942: In the Battle of Midway, Japanese planes attack Midway; Japanese carriers Akagi, Kaga, and Soryu sunk. SS Gen. Reinhard Heydrich dies in Prague. Movie premiere of Mrs. Miniver, starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon (Academy Award winner—best picture, best actress).