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Today in World War II History—March 25, 1940 & 1945

15th AF Patch75 Years Ago—Mar. 25, 1940: US allows sale of military aircraft to the Allies. Britain doubles butter ration to ½ pound per week.

70 Years Ago—Mar. 25, 1945: US Fifteenth Air Force based in Italy flies its last strategic mission of war: 650 bombers hit Prague and Cheb, Czechoslovakia. German SS troops behind US lines assassinate Allied-backed mayor of Aachen, Germany.