Today in World War II History—March 25, 1940 & 1945
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—March 25, 1940: The neutral US allows sale of military aircraft to the Allies.
Britain doubles butter ration to ½ pound per week.
75 Years Ago—March 25, 1945: US Seventh Army crosses the Rhine at Worms, Germany.
US Fifteenth Air Force based in Italy flies its last strategic mission of war: 650 B-17 and B-24 bombers hit Prague and Cheb, Czechoslovakia.
German SS troops behind US lines assassinate Allied-backed mayor of Aachen, Germany.