Today in World War II History—September 25, 1939 & 1944
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—September 25, 1939: German Luftwaffe drops incendiary bombs on Warsaw, Poland.
Germany issues new ration cards: 1 lb. meat, 5 lb. bread, ¾ lb. fats, ¾ lb. sugar, and 1 lb. coffee or ersatz coffee per week.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 25, 1944: Operation Market Garden ends as British troops withdraw from Arnhem, Holland; two-thirds of the British paratroopers have been killed or captured.
Free French troops launch assault toward Belfort Gap in France.