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Today in World War II History—Feb. 11, 1942

Camp Stoneman, Pittsburg, CA, June 1942 (US National Archives)

Camp Stoneman, Pittsburg, CA, June 1942 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 11, 1942: US Army occupies Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao in Dutch West Indies with permission from Free Dutch.

US Army begins construction on Camp Stoneman in Pittsburg, California.

US War Production Board takes DuPont’s supply of nylon.

In Montréal, French-Canadians riot against conscription plans.