Today in World War II History

Flight nurses in training at Bowman Field, Kentucky
70 Years Ago—Feb. 18, 1943: Nazis arrest the ringleaders of the White Rose resistance group at the University of Munich. Madame Chiang Kai-shek addresses joint session of Congress, the first woman and the first Chinese to do so. First class of 39 flight nurses graduates at Bowman Field, Kentucky. A B-29 Superfortress bomber crashes in test flight into a meat-packing plant in Seattle, 33 killed.