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Today in World War II History—September 1, 1941

North Atlantic convoy photographed by a USS Ablemarle (AV-5) plane, October 1941. Note the large proportion of tankers in this convoy. At the time, USS Ablemarle was based at Argentia, Newfoundland (US National Archives: 80-G-405261)

North Atlantic convoy photographed by a USS Ablemarle (AV-5) plane, October 1941. Note the large proportion of tankers in this convoy. At the time, USS Ablemarle was based at Argentia, Newfoundland (US National Archives: 80-G-405261)

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.

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