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April 1, 1941: Less than a month after the Lend-Lease Act was signed into law, temporary shelters for workers and their families lined up by the Lincoln Memorial for inspection. All while conflict simmered in Europe — a British cruiser, the H.M.S. Voltaire, was sunk by German U-boats in the Atlantic on April 4, and soon after Hitler began bombing Bulgaria. Meanwhile, in Congress, Rep. Carl Vinson of Georgia calls for “separate investigations … into the effect of defense strikes on production.” Photo: The New York Times
April 1, 1941: Less than a month after the Lend-Lease Act was signed into law, temporary shelters for workers and their families lined up by the Lincoln Memorial for inspection. All while conflict simmered in Europe — a British cruiser, the H.M.S. Voltaire, was sunk by German U-boats in the Atlantic on April 4, and soon after Hitler began bombing Bulgaria. Meanwhile, in Congress, Rep. Carl Vinson of Georgia calls for “separate investigations … into the effect of defense strikes on production.” Photo: The New York Times

April 1, 1941: Less than a month after the Lend-Lease Act was signed into law, temporary shelters for workers and their families lined up by the Lincoln Memorial for inspection. All while conflict simmered in Europe — a British cruiser, the H.M.S. Voltaire, was sunk by German U-boats in the Atlantic on April 4, and soon after Hitler began bombing Bulgaria. Meanwhile, in Congress, Rep. Carl Vinson of Georgia calls for “separate investigations … into the effect of defense strikes on production.” Photo: The New York Times

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