70 Years Ago—Mar. 21,
1943: Another failed
assassination attempt on Hitler’s life, at Heroes Day celebration. In Tunisia,
US Rangers ambush Italians near Gafsa and take 1000 POWs. Cornelia Fort becomes
first WAFS (Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, precursor of WASPs) member
killed in action, ferrying BT-13 in Texas.