Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Mar. 4, 1943: Academy Awards emceed by Bob Hope: best movie—Mrs. Miniver; best actor James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy, best actress Greer Garson in Mrs. Miniver, best director William Wyler for Mrs. Miniver. US 91st Bomb Group conducts first trial of armored flak vests.