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Today in World War II History—July 5, 1944

US poster, WWII

US poster, WWII

75 Years Ago—July 5, 1944: In US, inner tubes are removed from rationing, but tires are still rationed. Read more: “Make It Do—Tire Rationing in World War II.”

US Fifteenth Air Force bombs German submarine pens at Toulon, France, sinking two of the ten U-boats remaining in the Mediterranean and damaging five.