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Today in World War II History—March 19, 1941

Map showing Allied merchant ship losses in the Battle of the Atlantic from March to August 1941 (public domain from Craven, Wesley & Cate, James, The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume I, Plans and Early Operations)

Map showing Allied merchant ship losses in the Battle of the Atlantic from March to August 1941 (public domain from Craven, Wesley & Cate, James, The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume I, Plans and Early Operations)

80 Years Ago—Mar. 19, 1941: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill forms the Battle of the Atlantic Committee to counteract the increasing German U-boat threat.