Today in World War II History

Lt. Aleda Lutz, 802nd MAETS
70 Years Ago—Mar. 12, 1943: US 802nd Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron flies first medical air evacuation flight with flight nurses, in North Africa. George Patton promoted to lieutenant general. First labor strike in a totalitarian regime: 50,000 Italian workers strike against Mussolini and delay war production.