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Today in World War II History—January 31, 1941

The Andrews Sisters: Maxene (top left), LaVerne (top right), and Patty (center), October 1943 (public domain via Billboard 1943 Music Yearbook and Wikipedia)

The Andrews Sisters: Maxene (top left), LaVerne (top right), and Patty (center), October 1943 (public domain via Billboard 1943 Music Yearbook and Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 31, 1941: Vichy France signs Japanese-negotiated armistice with Thailand.

Movie premiere of Abbott & Costello’s hit comedy Buck Privates, featuring the Andrews Sisters singing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”

Movie premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s screwball comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith, starring Carole Lombard & Robert Montgomery.

One Response to “Today in World War II History—January 31, 1941”

  1. Crystal

    I remember the Andrew Sisters. Fantastic singers. Great thing they did by singing to our troops.
    Many thanks to them
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