Today in World War II History—July 11, 1940 & 1945
Saturday, July 11, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—July 11, 1940: Vichy France ratifies new totalitarian constitution; Marshal Philippe Pétain assumes position as Head of the French State (État français).
75 Years Ago—July 11, 1945: At Waw, Burma, British repel attack by remnant of Japanese army.
US Post Office issues 3¢ stamp featuring the Iwo Jima flag raising.