Today in World War II History—October 2, 1939 & 1944
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—October 2, 1939: Act of Panama signed by US and other Western Hemisphere nations, declaring Pan-American Security Zone, a 300-mile zone of neutrality off the coast of the Americas (at about 60˚ W).
75 Years Ago—Oct. 2, 1944: The Warsaw Uprising ends, as the Polish Home Army surrenders to the Germans; 200,000 Poles have been killed.
Wasps (US female pilots) notified of discontinuation of WASP program in December.