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Today in World War II History—November 24, 1940 & 1945

Time Magazine cover featuring Sir James Craig, Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, 26 May 1924 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Time Magazine cover featuring Sir James Craig, Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, 26 May 1924 (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 24, 1940: Slovakia signs Tripartite Pact, joining Axis powers.

Lord Craigavon, James Craig, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland since 1921, dies, age 69.

75 Years Ago—Nov. 24, 1945: New song in Top Ten: “It Might as Well Be Spring.”

Under order of the US Secretary of War, all cyclotrons in Japan are destroyed.