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

British poster recruiting women for Fire Service, WWII

British poster recruiting women for Fire Service, WWII

75 Years Ago—Sept. 19, 1942: Britain expands Compulsory Fire Watch duty to women ages 20-45 with exemptions for pregnant women and mothers of children under 14.

Canada begins rationing gasoline—civilians receive 2.5 gallons per week.

New song in Top Ten: “Wonder When My Baby’s Coming Home?”