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Today in World War II History—July 30, 1941

Henry Wallace, 1940 (Library of Congress: LC-USZ62-49956)

Henry Wallace, 1940 (Library of Congress: LC-USZ62-49956)

80 Years Ago—July 30, 1941: US establishes Office of Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs to coordinate defense with Western Hemisphere nations.

US Economic Defense Board is established under Vice President Henry Wallace to coordinate international economic activities.