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Today in World War II History—June 29, 1943

US aircraft national insignia, 29 June 1943

US aircraft national insignia, 29 June 1943

75 Years Ago—June 29, 1943: US national insignia for aircraft changed to “stars and bars,” with a red border around bar.

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mystici Corporis Christi about the church as the mystical body of Christ.

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower asks Coca-Cola to send 3 million bottles and build 10 bottling plants in North Africa to supply troops in Mediterranean.