Today in World War II History—June 13, 1942

US poster, World War II75 Years Ago—June 13, 1942: Rommel defeats British at Knightsbridge in Libya; heavy British casualties on “Black Saturday.”

US forms Office of Strategic Services (OSS), precursor of CIA.

US forms Office of War Information to oversee radio, movies, press, and to disseminate propaganda.

Four German saboteurs are landed by U-202 at Amagansett, Long Island, just after midnight.