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Today in World War II History—September 24, 1941

Poster with Charles De Gaulle's speech to France on the BBC, 18 Jun 1940 (public domain via National Library of France)

Poster with Charles De Gaulle’s speech to France on the BBC, 18 Jun 1940 (public domain via National Library of France)

80 Years Ago—Sept. 24, 1941: Fifteen Allied nations (including neutral US) and governments-in-exile agree to follow principles of the Atlantic Charter.

Gen. Charles de Gaulle forms French National Committee in London.

First German U-boats pass Gibraltar and enter the Mediterranean.

In Paris, the daily tobacco ration is reduced to 4 cigarettes for men and none for women.

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