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Today in World War II History—July 13, 1941

Spanish volunteers leaving San Sebastián, Spain, on their way to Germany to fight with the Blue Division, 1942 (Creative Commons via Fondo Car-Kutxa Fototeka GureGipuzkoa)

Spanish volunteers leaving San Sebastián, Spain, on their way to Germany to fight with the Blue Division, 1942 (Creative Commons via Fondo Car-Kutxa Fototeka GureGipuzkoa)

80 Years Ago—July 13, 1941: First group of Spanish volunteers leaves to serve with the German army, even though Spain is neutral.

Uprising begins in Italian-occupied Montenegro; Italians will put it down in six weeks.