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Today in World War II History—Jan. 20, 1942

List of Jewish populations by country used at the Wannsee Conference, 20 Jan 1942 (public domain)

List of Jewish populations by country used at the Wannsee Conference, 20 Jan 1942 (public domain)

75 Years Ago—Jan. 20, 1942: At the Wannsee Conference, Nazis under SS security chief Reinhard Heydrich plan “Final Solution” to “Jewish Problem.”

Japanese launch main attack into southern Burma from Thailand.

Japanese transports en route to Rabaul become first Japanese Army forces to cross equator in history.