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Today in World War II History—December 25, 1941

US Defense Bonds and Stamps poster, 1941

US Defense Bonds and Stamps poster, 1941

80 Years Ago—Dec. 25, 1941: British forces in Hong Kong surrender to the Japanese.

Japanese secure Jolo Island in Philippines.

World premiere of “White Christmas,” sung by Bing Crosby on The Kraft Music Hall.

Japanese victory parade in Hong Kong, Dec 1941 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Japanese victory parade in Hong Kong, Dec 1941 (public domain via Wikipedia)

One Response to “Today in World War II History—December 25, 1941”

  1. Daphne Woodall

    Sarah, your blog post often show how little I know about the War. It’s very educational.
    Thank you and Happy New Year!