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Today in World War II History—November 13, 1940 & 1945

Gen. Charles de Gaulle, 1942 (US Library of Congress)

Gen. Charles de Gaulle, 1942 (US Library of Congress)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 13, 1940: Movie premiere of Walt Disney’s Fantasia in New York City; not released nationwide until April 1942.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 13, 1945: France holds free elections, and Gen. Charles de Gaulle is elected head of government.

President Harry Truman establishes a panel to look into settlement of Jews in Palestine.

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