Post Tagged with: "Second World War"

During WWII, there was a nation wide Victory Speed Limit of 35 mph. | Retronaut | Pinterest

Profile America: Gasoline Rationing and “Victory Speed”

Friday, May 19 — Gas prices are a frequent cause for consumer complaint — but at least purchases aren’t restricted, as they were beginning this month in 1942. That’s when 17 states began rationing gasoline to help the fight World War […]

Profile America: A Measure of Devotion

On this date 12 years ago, the dedication ceremony for the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. was held.