Today in World War II History—February 7, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—February 7, 1940: British railways are nationalized.
Movie premiere of Disney’s Pinocchio in New York City.
75 Years Ago—Feb. 7, 1945: Germans blow up floodgates in the Ruhr Valley, flooding the area west of Cologne, Germany.
Japanese take US Fourteenth Air Force base in Kanchow, China.