Today in World War II History

US 56th Evacuation Hospital at Anzio after similar air raid
(US Army Medical Department)
70 Years Ago—Feb. 7, 1944: At Anzio, the US 95th Evacuation Hospital is accidentally bombed when a German fighter pilot jettisons bombs under Allied fighter attack; 28 hospital personnel and patients killed, including 3 nurses; the German pilot is shot down and treated in the same hospital.