1940s Automobile

Death Of A (Car) Salesman

January 1942. In another fascinating piece of the puzzle to assure victory in World War II, a freeze order banned the sale of all new cars until a rationing program could be worked out. Our government quickly followed up with an order to stockpile all cars shipped after Jan. 15. Cars shipped to dealers could not be sold until specific permission to sell was granted. Pearl Harbor may have been a su... Read More »