Today in World War II History—November 9, 1942
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Nov. 9, 1942: German planes transport troops to El Aouina Airfield in (Vichy) French Tunisia to combat Allied landings in Algeria.
Germans force Danish King Christian X to appoint collaborator Erik Scavenius as prime minister.
German spy Werner von Janowski is landed by U-boat U-518 at New Carlisle, Québec, but is arrested within hours on a tip from a suspicious hotel clerk.