2 Sep 1941

France Japan
  • Kasuga Maru was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Taiyo | CPC]
United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt officially approved the site for the construction of the future Pentagon building. ww2dbase [Pentagon | Arlington, Virginia | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Sep 1941
Villagers sending off conscripts, Russia, 2 Sep 1941German soldier capturing a Soviet soldier near the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union, 2 Sep 1941; note MP 40 submachine gunMajor General Arthur Allen, commander of Australian 7th Division, and Lieutenant Colonel Murray Moten, commander of Australian 2/27th Infantry Battalion, Hammana, Lebanon, 2 Sep 1941

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