Today in World War II History—November 15, 1942
80 Years Ago—Nov. 15, 1942: British church bells ring to celebrate El Alamein victory, ringing for first time since June 1940, and the BBC broadcasts a nationwide relay from church belfries.
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal: battleship USS Washington sinks Japanese battleship Kirishima and a Japanese destroyer; Japanese sink 2 US destroyers.
President Roosevelt signs bill lowering draft age from 20-44 years to 18-38 years to spare fathers.
US War Production Board launches official collection program for silk and nylon stockings (Read More: “Make It Do – Stocking Shortages in WWII” )