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Today in World War II History—December 5, 1940 & 1945

Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, 1945 (US Navy photo)

Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, 1945 (US Navy photo)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 5, 1940: Adm. William Leahy takes oath of office as US Ambassador to Vichy France.

75 Years Ago—Dec. 5, 1945: Six US Navy planes disappear in the “Bermuda Triangle,” creating its reputation.