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Today in World War II History—Oct. 19, 1942

US poster encouraging tin can collection, WWII. Read more: "Make It Do--Metal Shortages in World War II" on Sarah Sundin's blog.75 Years Ago—Oct. 19, 1942: German Jews no longer allowed meat, wheat products, milk, or eggs.

US War Production Board mandates tin can collection in cities with a population greater than 25,000. (See Make It Do – Scrap Drives During World War II)