Today in World War II History—September 1, 1941
80 Years Ago—Sept. 1, 1941: Jews over 6 years of age in Germany and annexed territories (Austria, Alsace, and Bohemia-Moravia) are required to wear a yellow star, effective September 19.
US Navy assumes responsibility for trans-Atlantic convoys between Newfoundland and Iceland; Royal Navy remains responsible for escort to the east.
Enlistment begins in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps.