75 Years Ago—June 15, 1942: USS Copahee commissioned as first Bogue-class auxiliary carrier, converted from a merchant ship.
US nationwide rubber scrap drive begins; will bring in 450,000 tons. (See: “Make It Do—Scrap Drives in World War II”)
US institutes V-Mail system to microfilm overseas mail and maximize shipping space. (See: “Victory Mail in World War II”)