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Today in World War II History—September 2, 1941

World War II poster with quote from Donald M. Nelson (US National Archives:44-PA-413)

World War II poster with quote from Donald M. Nelson (US National Archives:44-PA-413)

80 Years Ago—Sept. 2, 1941: Finnish II & IV Corps clear the Karelian Isthmus, retaking territory lost to the USSR in the Winter War.

Germans and Lithuanians kill 3700 Jews from Vilna in the Ponary Forest.

Donald Nelson becomes Director of Priorities Division of US Office of Price Administration.