75 Years Ago—Nov. 1, 1941: US Coast Guard transferred from the Treasury Department to the Navy for duration of national emergency. US Selective Service issues local draft boards a list of key occupations recommended for deferment.
Posts Categorized: Today WWII History
I’d like to start a new feature on my blog called “Book Club Beat” – and I’d like to invite you to participate. Rather than a traditional book review, it’d be about how a club responded to the book. Clubs would fill out a short questionnaire about what they liked about the book, anything they’d… Read more »
To commemorate the coming 65th anniversary of D-Day, I will be starting something new on my blog. In addition to my usual weekly posts, every day I will make a short post entitled “Today in World War II History,” which will highlight events that happened 65 years ago. On September 1, which will mark the… Read more »