Get new blog posts sent directly to your email inbox!

Today in World War II History

Read Today's Article

Today in World War II History—August 15, 1941

MGM movie poster for Life Begins for Andy Hardy, 1941 (public domain via Wikipedia)

MGM movie poster for Life Begins for Andy Hardy, 1941 (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Aug. 15, 1941: Jews in Nazi-occupied USSR are banned from public places and from owning cars or radios.

German spy Josef Jakobs becomes the last man to be executed in the Tower of London; he had parachuted into Britain and was captured February 1, 1941.

Movie premiere of Life Begins for Andy Hardy, starring Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, and Judy Garland.

Comments are closed.

The Sound of Light by Sarah Sundin
“Sundin’s craft is inimitable, and her literary finesse radiates from every page.”
—Booklist starred review for The Sound of Light
Coming Soon!

A Free Gift for You

Make It Do - The US Home Front in World War II

When you subscribe to my monthly enewsletter, you’ll also receive “Make It Do – The US Home Front in World War II,” a collection of my popular blog posts. As a subscriber, you’ll also be the first to learn about my upcoming novels.