Today in World War II History—June 29, 1943
80 Years Ago—June 29, 1943: US national insignia for aircraft is changed to “stars and bars,” with a red border around bar.
Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mystici Corporis Christi about the church as the mystical body of Christ.
Gen. Dwight Eisenhower asks Coca-Cola to send 3 million bottles and build 10 bottling plants in North Africa to supply troops in the Mediterranean.
Congress authorizes $20 million for child care for mothers in war industry; 3102 centers will be established, serving 600,000 children.