Today in World War II History—Mar. 8, 1943

US poster encouraging conservation of metal for military purposes. Read more: "Make It Do--Metal Shortages in World War II" on Sarah Sundin's blog.75 Years Ago—Mar. 8, 1943: Japanese cross Yangtze River in China near Ichang.

US lifts ban on sale of sliced bread, originally designed to conserve metal used in blades (Read more: “Make It Do—Metal Shortages in World War II”).