Today in World War II History—October 3, 1941
Warner Brothers poster for The Maltese Falcon, 1941 (public domain via Wikipedia)
80 Years Ago—Oct. 3, 1941: Dwight D. Eisenhower is promoted to brigadier general.
Movie premiere of The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor.
Brig. Gen. Crawford, Brig. Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, and Chief of War Plans Division General Leonard Gerow, Washington, DC, 26 Jan 1942 (US National Archives)