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Today in World War II History—January 20, 1942

List of Jewish populations by country used at the Wannsee Conference, 20 Jan 1942 (public domain via Wikipedia)

List of Jewish populations by country used at the Wannsee Conference, 20 Jan 1942 (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 20, 1942: At the Wannsee Conference, Nazis under SS security chief Reinhard Heydrich plan the “Final Solution” to the “Jewish Problem.”

Japanese launch main attack into southern Burma from Thailand.

In Paris, the novel Le Silence de la mer by Jean Bruller (pseudonym Vercors) is published, the first French underground book of the war and the first Éditions de Minuit publication (Midnight Editions).

2 responses to “Today in World War II History—January 20, 1942”

  1. Yeoman says:

    I really like your new format here.

    And as the topic is of course, World War Two, this may be a particularly fitting day to introduce it.

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