Today in World War II History—August 2, 1941
Monday, August 2, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Aug. 2, 1941: US Office of Production Management seizes silk supply and takes control of silk industry, restricts use of rayon, and reserves steel for government use only (See Make It Do: Stocking Shortages in World War II).
US bans oil exports except to Britain or Western Hemisphere nations.