June and July 1941
n June 4 — Pacific: Japanese attach Midway Island, suffer heavy losses.
n June 15 — USSR — Red navy shells Nazis at Sevastopol.
n June 15 — Alaska: US fliers blast six Japanese ships in Aleutians.
n June 18 — Washington: Prime Minister Churchill arrives to talk with FDR.
n June 21 — Libya: Tobruk falls to Germans, 25,000 captured.
n June 21 — San Francisco: Axis shells fall on Oregon coast near Fort Stevens.
n July 7 — Rome: St. Peter’s Cathedral now admitting women without stockings.
n July 8 — Hollywood: Actor Cary Grant marries Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton.
n July 16 — American steel workers given 15% wage increase by War Labor Board.
n July 18 — Belgium: Banned book list sent to all bookstores.
n July 30 — US Congress creates women’s naval reserves (WAVES).