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Today in World War II History—May 9, 1941

U-110 being captured by HMS Bulldog, 9 May 1941 (Royal Navy photo)

U-110 being captured by HMS Bulldog, 9 May 1941 (Royal Navy photo)

80 Years Ago—May 9, 1941: British destroyers Bulldog and Broadway and British corvette Aubretia seize German U-boat U-110 with Navy Enigma machine, rotors, handbook, and position codes; U-110 sinks under tow the next day.

Vichy France and Thailand sign peace treaty in Tokyo, officially ending Franco-Thai War, with French ceding some territory in Laos and Cambodia.

Billie Holliday records hit song “God Bless the Child.”

2 responses to “Today in World War II History—May 9, 1941”

  1. Crystal says:

    Wow reading what happened 80 years is something and historical.
    Happy Mother’s Day!!

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