Today in World War II History—Sept. 22, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Sept. 22, 1940: Under Japanese pressure, Vichy France ratifies treaty allowing Japanese to occupy air bases and harbors in Indochina; Japanese troops enter French Indochina later that night.
In Boston, the statue of Paul Revere is unveiled in Paul Revere Mall near the Old North Church.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 22, 1945: Patton publicly criticizes US “de-Nazification” process for German officers.
In Japan, US Marines land at Sasebo and Kure.