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Today in World War II History—March 1, 1941

Official Protocol of Bulgaria’s accession into the Axis Tripartite Pact, Vienna, 1 March 1941 (State Archives of Bulgaria)

Official Protocol of Bulgaria’s accession into the Axis Tripartite Pact, Vienna, 1 March 1941 (State Archives of Bulgaria)

80 Years Ago—Mar. 1, 1941: Bulgaria signs Tripartite Pact, joining the Axis.

US Navy establishes Support Force Atlantic Fleet to protect North Atlantic convoys.

Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America, are offered police protection in New York after receiving death threats from US Nazis.

The first FM radio station in the US begins broadcasting, in Nashville, TN.