Today in World War II History—February 11, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—February 11, 1940: Soviet Union and Germany sign a treaty to exchange Soviet raw materials for German manufactured goods.
Lord Tweedsmuir (John Buchan), Governor-General of Canada and author of The 39 Steps, dies in Montréal, age 64.
75 Years Ago—Feb. 11, 1945: At the Yalta Conference, Stalin pledges to declare war on Japan within 3 months of the German surrender.