Today in World War II History—May 24, 1943
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—May 24, 1943: The Battle of the Atlantic officially ends as German Adm. Karl Dönitz withdraws his U-boats from the North Atlantic toward the Azores after losing 40 U-boats in 3 weeks.
US cheese rationing is expanded to all but cream and cottage cheeses. (Read more: Make It Do—Meat and Cheese Rationing in World War II)