Today in World War II History—January 6, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—January 6, 1940: Britain declares German ships may not use Norwegian waters; Sweden and Norway deny a British request to operate in their waters.
Norway and Sweden forbid Allied troops from crossing their territory to aid Finland.
75 Years Ago—Jan. 6, 1945: Edith Frank, mother of Anne, dies in Auschwitz.
Future president Lt. (j.g.) George H.W. Bush marries Barbara Pierce in Rye, NY, just a few weeks after his return from the Pacific.
First contingent of WAVES arrives in Hawaii; 4000 will serve there.