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Today in World War II History—Apr. 2, 1943

US poster, 1944

US poster, 1944

75 Years Ago—Apr. 2, 1943: War Production Board approves construction of “Little Big Inch” pipeline to take refined oil from Texas to northeast states.

Off Portugal, sloop HMS Black Swan and corvette HMS Stonecrop sink U-124, the third most successful German U-boat with 48 ships sunk.