Today in World War II History—July 19, 1942
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—July 19, 1942: German Adm. Karl Dönitz withdraws U-boats from US East Coast to the Caribbean due to American convoy system and increasing U-boat losses.
Army-Navy “E” Award is created for to reward war plants that meet quotas.
George Washington Carver of the Tuskegee Institute begins work with Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, to derive artificial rubber from plant sources.