80 Years Ago—December 10, 1939: France bans sale of meat on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.
75 Years Ago—Dec. 10, 1944: On Leyte in the Philippines, US Sixth Army takes Ormoc, the main supply base.
First class of 24 flight nurses and 24 pharmacist’s mates starts at the Navy’s School of Air Evacuation Casualties at Naval Air Station, Alameda, CA. (Read more: “Medical Air Evacuation in World War II—The Flight Nurse”)