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Today in World War II History—June 7, 1941

Whirlaway (Wikimedia Creative Commons)

Whirlaway (Wikimedia Creative Commons)

80 Years Ago—June 7, 1941: First Lend-Lease planes are flown to Maine and shoved over the border into Canada, because Neutrality Acts forbid landing in Canada.

Jockey Eddie Arcaro and Whirlaway win the Belmont and the Triple Crown.