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Today in World War II History—Jan. 6, 1942

Combined Chiefs of Staff in Quebec – August 23, 1943 (US government photo)

Combined Chiefs of Staff in Quebec – August 23, 1943 (US government photo)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 6, 1942: Roosevelt’s State of the Union address calls for the production of 60,000 aircraft and 1.2 million tons of shipping in 1942.

Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) is formed, consisting of the British Chiefs of Staff & US Joint Chiefs of Staff.