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Today in World War II History—Sept. 28, 1940 & 1945

British poster, WWII (Imperial War Museum)

British poster, WWII (Imperial War Museum)

80 Years Ago—Sept. 28, 1940: Britain renews call to evacuate mothers and children from London (489,000 will be evacuated by October 17).

First of 50 WWI-era US destroyers traded to Britain arrives in the UK.

Uruguay cracks down on Nazi infiltrators and expels 13 German spies.

75 Years Ago—Sept. 28, 1945: US Office of Censorship is disbanded.

Indonesians riot against the Dutch.