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Today in World War II History—December 21, 1940 & 1945

Lt. Gen. George Patton, France, 7 Jul 1944 (US Army Signal Corps photo)

Lt. Gen. George Patton, France, 7 Jul 1944 (US Army Signal Corps photo)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 21, 1940: Author F. Scott Fitzgerald dies in Hollywood, age 44.

75 Years Ago—Dec. 21, 1945: US Gen. George S. Patton dies of infection in Heidelberg, Germany after a car accident on December 9.

USMC Sgt. Lena Basilone, widow of Medal of Honor recipient USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, christens Gearing-class destroyer USS Basilone in Orange, TX.

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