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Today in World War II History—November 2, 1941

Tatsuta Maru, marked with symbols of safe passage, as seen through the periscope of the submarine USS Kingfish, October 1942 (US Navy photo)

Tatsuta Maru, marked with symbols of safe passage, as seen through the periscope of the submarine USS Kingfish, October 1942 (US Navy photo)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 2, 1941: Tatsuta Maru leaves Honolulu with Japanese nationals leaving the US; the last passenger ship to leave the US for Japan before Pearl Harbor.

Pilots of the China National Air Corporation make first flight over the “Hump,” the China-Burma air supply route over the Himalayas.