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Ground Crew at RAF Ismailia, January 1945

Ground Crew at RAF Ismailia, January 1945 Here we see some of the ground crew at RAF Ismailia in Egypt, in January 1945, standing in front of a single engined radial engined aircraft of some sort, although exactly what isn& 39;t clear from this angle!Many thanks to Michael Hopkins for sending us these pictures, which came from his father& 39;s collection, and came towards the end of his RAF service, which lasted from August 1941 to November 1946.
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Seventeen states put gasoline rationing into effect

On May 15, 1942, gasoline rationing began in 17 Eastern states as an attempt to help the American war effort during World War II. By the end of the year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had ensured that mandatory gasoline rationing was in effect in all 48 states.America had been debating its entrance into World War II until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Dakota uprising begins in Minnesota

Minnesota erupts in violence as desperate Dakota Indians attack white settlements along the Minnesota River. The Dakota were eventually overwhelmed by the U.S. military six weeks later.The Dakota Indians were more commonly referred to as the Sioux, a derogatory name derived from part of a French word meaning “little snake.
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