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Today in World War II History—March 6, 1941

Gutzon Borglum, 1919 (Archives of American Art, public domain via Wikipedia)

Gutzon Borglum, 1919 (Archives of American Art, public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Mar. 6, 1941: German Luftwaffe begins dropping mines in the Suez Canal to disrupt British shipping.

Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of the unfinished Mount Rushmore, dies, age 73; work will be finished by his son Lincoln.