b-blog

Today in World War II History—November 30, 1941

Japanese Ambassador Adm. Kichisaburo Nomura and Special Envoy Saburo Kurusu leaving US State Department, Washington, DC, 7 Dec 1941 (US National Archives: 12009100)

Japanese Ambassador Adm. Kichisaburo Nomura and Special Envoy Saburo Kurusu leaving US State Department, Washington, DC, 7 Dec 1941 (US National Archives: 12009100)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 30, 1941: An RAF Whitley damages German U-boat U-71 in the Bay of Biscay in the first use of air-to-surface radar.

Japanese Emperor Hirohito gives Prime Minister Tojo permission to wage war on the US; Tojo rejects US peace proposal.