Today in World War II History—March 26, 1942
80 Years Ago—Mar. 26, 1942: Manuel Quezon, president of the Philippines, and his family are evacuated by B-17 to Australia.
The US Navy and the Army Air Force agree to give the Navy command of aircraft operating over sea to protect shipping and hunt submarines.
Off North Carolina, U-71 sinks US tanker Dixie Arrow.