Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Mar. 8, 1942: Governor of Netherlands East Indies surrenders to Japanese, 60,000 POWs. Japanese land on New Guinea at Lae and Salamaua. War Production Board places restrictions on women’s clothing to save 15% of yardage, exemptions for bridal and maternity clothes.

For more, here's my blog post on Clothing Restrictions in World War II