Get new blog posts sent directly to your email inbox!

Today in World War II History

Read Today's Article

February 7, 1942

Emblem of the Double V Campaign

Emblem of the Double V Campaign

80 Years Ago—Feb. 7, 1942: “Double V” campaign is proposed by the Pittsburgh Courier, the leading Black newspaper, to fight for victory against fascism abroad and against racism & segregation at home.

US Navy Atlantic Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Unit is established at Boston, MA, under Capt. Wilder Baker.

US officially orders all automakers to stop making passenger cars and start manufacturing military hardware (Read more: Metal Shortages in World War II).

New songs in Top Ten: “A String of Pearls” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas.”

Comments are closed.

The Sound of Light by Sarah Sundin
“Sundin’s craft is inimitable, and her literary finesse radiates from every page.”
—Booklist starred review for The Sound of Light

A Free Gift for You

Make It Do - The US Home Front in World War II

When you subscribe to my monthly enewsletter, you’ll also receive “Make It Do – The US Home Front in World War II,” a collection of my popular blog posts. As a subscriber, you’ll also be the first to learn about my upcoming novels.