Today in World War II History—February 1, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—February 1, 1940: Soviets launch offensive on Mannerheim Line on Finland’s Karelian Isthmus.
75 Years Ago—Feb. 1, 1945: In Bulgaria, Soviets execute the three regents of 7-year-old Tsar Simeon II—Prince Kyril and former Prime Ministers Bogdan Filov and Dobri Bozhilov.
Second bore of the Lincoln Tunnel opens in New York City (first bore opened in 1937).