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Today in World War II History—September 12, 1941

USCG cutter Northland in Greenland, 1944 (US Coast Guard photo)

USCG cutter Northland in Greenland, 1944 (US Coast Guard photo)

80 Years Ago—Sept. 12, 1941: In Mackenzie Bay, Greenland, US Coast Guard cutters Northland and North Star seize Norwegian trawler Buskoe carrying 30 Germans establishing a weather station; the first capture of an Axis ship by the US in WWII, the first true violation of the US Neutrality Acts.

Daily bread ration in Nazi-besieged Leningrad is reduced to 300-500 grams.

First flight of prototype RAF Airspeed Horsa glider.

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