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Today in World War II History—July 25, 1940 & 1945

Civilians at the Gibraltar Evacuee Camp in Jamaica, WWII (United Kingdom government photo)

Civilians at the Gibraltar Evacuee Camp in Jamaica, WWII (United Kingdom government photo)

80 Years Ago—July 25, 1940: Women and children are evacuated from the British territory of Gibraltar.

Over next few days, British convoy CW-8 off Dover is the first to be attacked by the Germans from land, sea, and air.

75 Years Ago—July 25, 1945: US secures Sarangani Bay on Mindanao in the Philippines.