February 11, 1942
80 Years Ago—Feb. 11, 1942: US Army occupies Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao in the Dutch West Indies with permission from the Free Dutch.
US Army begins construction on Camp Stoneman in Pittsburg, California.
US War Production Board takes DuPont’s supply of nylon (Read more: Stocking Shortages in World War II).
In Montréal, French-Canadians riot against conscription plans.