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Today in World War II History—Nov. 22, 1942

German troops at Stalingrad, Russia, late 1942 (US National Archives)

German troops at Stalingrad, Russia, late 1942 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 22, 1942: Soviets surround German Sixth Army (250,000 men) in Stalingrad.

Allied and Vichy French forces sign armistice in North Africa.

Sir Stafford Cripps resigns from British War Cabinet and as Leader of the House of Commons; replaced by Sir Anthony Eden.