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Today in World War II History—March 11, 1942

British ad for National Wheatmeal Loaf, WWII

British ad for National Wheatmeal Loaf, WWII

80 Years Ago—Mar. 11, 1942: In the Philippines, Gen. Douglas MacArthur evacuates Corregidor by PT boat with his family and staff for Mindanao.

Col. Karl Bendetsen is appointed director of US Wartime Civil Control Administration to supervise removal of Japanese-Americans from the West Coast.

Britain bans sale of white bread, replaced by National Wheatmeal Loaf made of whole wheat and potato flour.

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