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Today in World War II History—July 22, 1942

US poster, 1944

US poster, 1944

80 Years Ago—July 22, 1942: In US, gasoline rationing coupons are issued in 17 Eastern states and rationing begins (Read more: “Make It Do – Gasoline Rationing in World War II”).

Nazis start sending Warsaw’s Jews to death camps, especially Treblinka.

Japanese take Buna and Giruwa, New Guinea, beginning battle for Kokoda Trail.

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