Today in World War II History—August 9, 1941
Monday, August 9, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Aug. 9, 1941: Atlantic Conference begins—Roosevelt & Churchill meet at Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, to craft the Atlantic Charter.
RAF ace Wing Commander Douglas Bader’s Spitfire collides with a German Messerschmitt 109 over France; Bader bails out, leaving behind one of his two artificial legs.