Today in World War II History—Sept. 12, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Sept. 12, 1940: Nazis confine 500,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto.
French schoolboys discover Cro-Magnon cave drawings in Lascaux Cave.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 12, 1945: British Military Administration in Malaya is established under Lord Louis Mountbatten, as an interim government before the formation of the Malayan Union in April 1946.
British officially re-establish rule in Singapore.