Today in World War II History—March 17, 1941
80 Years Ago—Mar. 17, 1941: In convoy HX-112, British destroyer Walker causes German U-boat U-99 to scuttle (40/43 captured, including famous captain Otto Kretschmer).
British begin to ration jam, marmalade, syrup, and treacle (8 oz per month).
National Gallery of Art opens in Washington, DC.