Today in World War II History—December 10, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Dec. 10, 1940: British troops take Sidi Barrani and push Italians out of Egypt.
Nobel Prize Committee gives out no awards this year due to the war.
75 Years Ago—Dec. 10, 1945: Nobel Prize in medicine is awarded to Sir Alexander Fleming, Ernst Chain & Sir Howard Florey for the discovery and development of penicillin.