Today in World War II History—December 19, 1941

Victory Garden poster, US, WWII

Victory Garden poster, US, WWII

80 Years Ago—Dec. 19, 1941: Field Marshal Walther von Brauchitsch resigns as Commander in Chief of German army; Hitler takes his place.

US forms Office of Censorship.

US Department of Agriculture holds National Defense Garden Conference to encourage home and community gardens (Read more: “Victory Gardens in World War II”).