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Today in World War II History—November 23, 1941

Pieter Gerbrandy, Prime Minister of Dutch government-in-exile, London, 23 Sept 1941 (Dutch National Archives: 935-1713)

Pieter Gerbrandy, Prime Minister of Dutch government-in-exile, London, 23 Sept 1941 (Dutch National Archives: 935-1713)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 23, 1941: US Army occupies Surinam (Dutch Guiana), with cooperation of the Dutch government-in-exile, to secure bauxite mines (aluminum).

First Soviet truck convoy crosses frozen Lake Ladoga to supply besieged Leningrad.

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