Today in World War II History—May 14, 1942

US poster, WWII75 Years Ago—May 14, 1942: Australia decides to ration food and clothing.

US Navy begins full convoys on East Coast as the first convoy departs from Hampton Roads, VA to Key West, FL.

German agent Alfred Langbein is landed by U-213 at New Brunswick to report on convoys; he does not, and he surrenders to Canadians on 11/1/44 when he runs out of money.