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Today in World War II History—June 8, 1943

US poster for the Victory Home campaign, WWII

US poster for the Victory Home campaign, WWII

75 Years Ago—June 8, 1943: US begins the “Victory Home” campaign to encourage rationing, scrap collection, and other patriotic wartime activities.

Los Angeles City Council bans wearing of zoot suits favored by Mexican-Americans in effort to stop Zoot Suit Riots (attacks by servicemen on Latino youths).

Japanese battleship Mutsu is sunk in accidental explosion at Hiroshima, Japan, 1121 killed.

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