1940 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill sent a note to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt requesting eventual participation in the war against Germany.
1942 - Gasoline rationing began in the U.S. The limit was 3 gallons a week for nonessential vehicles.
World War II Quotes
"I've had my fill of Hitler. These conferences called by a ringing of a bell are not to my liking; the bell is rung when people call their servants. And besides, what kind of conferences are these? For five hours I am forced to listen to a monologue which is quite fruitless and boring." Benito Mussolini - (To his son in law) - June 10, 1941