The answer to yesterday's question is:
US intelligence knew that Yamamoto would be conducting an inspection tour of Japanese units, and a squadron of American P-38 Lightning aircraft was dispatched to “dispatch” Yamamoto. The Americans succeeded, shooting down Yamamoto's plane over Bougainville.
Today's question is:
What was the first year that all three major US service academies—Army, Navy, and Air Force—played in a bowl game at the end of football season?