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Today in World War II History—Mar. 11, 1942

British ad for National Wheatmeal Loaf, WWII

British ad for National Wheatmeal Loaf, WWII

75 Years Ago—Mar. 11, 1942: In the Philippines, Gen. Douglas MacArthur evacuates Corregidor by PT boat with his family and staff for Mindanao.

Col. Karl Bendetsen appointed director of US Wartime Civil Control Administration to supervise removal of Japanese-Americans from West Coast.

Britain bans sale of white bread, replaced by National Wheatmeal Loaf made of whole wheat and potato flour.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 11, 1942”

  1. Shirley Chapel

    THE BREAD SOUNDS GOOD. MAYBE IT WASNT BUT CERTAINLY WAS BETTER FOR US THAN WHITE BREAD IS.