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Today in World War II History—December 8, 1940 & 1945

Poster for US Victory Loan Drive, 1945

Poster for US Victory Loan Drive, 1945

80 Years Ago—Dec. 8, 1940: A land mine in the Thames explodes, damaging the BBC Broadcasting House in London.

Canada passes 25% luxury tax on consumer products and bans import of US goods not related to war effort.

Chicago Bears beat Washington Redskins in NFL Championships, 73-0, the widest margin in history.

75 Years Ago—Dec. 8, 1945: US Victory Loan Drive (Eighth War Loan Drive) ends. [Read more: “World War II War Bonds.”]

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