Today in World War II History—July 26, 1942
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—July 26, 1942: Maj. Gen. Millard Harmon takes command of US Army Forces in South Pacific Area.
In a live radio broadcast, Gene Autry, cowboy singer/actor, is inducted into the US Army Air Force as a technical sergeant.
Britain begins rationing chocolate and sweets—2 ounces per week.