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Today in World War II History—November 12, 1941

French Gen. Charles Huntziger signing the Franco-German armistice, Compiègne, France, 22 Jun 1940 (German Federal Archive: B 145 Bild-P50284)

French Gen. Charles Huntziger signing the Franco-German armistice, Compiègne, France, 22 Jun 1940 (German Federal Archive: B 145 Bild-P50284)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 12, 1941: FBI arrests 15 Japanese-American businessmen and community leaders in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles.

Vichy French commander in chief of land forces, Gen. Charles Huntziger, dies in a plane crash in France.