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Today in World War II History—November 10, 1940 & 1945

Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, WY, with its namesake, Heart Mountain, on the horizon, 18 September 1942 (US National Archives: 538782)

Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, WY, with its namesake, Heart Mountain, on the horizon, 18 September 1942 (US National Archives: 538782)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 10, 1940: In Africa, British launch offensive against Italians in Ethiopia and retake Fort Gallabat, Sudan.

First aircraft (7 US-built Hudsons) are ferried from Newfoundland to Ireland in only 10 hours by civilian Canadian, British & US pilots.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 10, 1945: Relocation centers for Japanese-Americans at Gila River, AZ and Heart Mountain, WY close.

2 responses to “Today in World War II History—November 10, 1940 & 1945”

  1. Yeoman says:

    Regarding the photo, while very little remains of it, there is a little remnant of the Heart Mountain Relocation Center which is now a state historical site dedicated to recalling and remembering the plight of the internees there.

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