Today in World War II History—Sept. 5, 1940 & 1945
Saturday, September 5, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Sept. 5, 1940: King Carol II of Romania is forced to give powers to fascist Gen. Ion Antonescu.
Rioting by fascists in Romania destroys Jewish businesses.
Japanese troops enter French Indochina without permission; Vichy France suspends talks.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 5, 1945: Lt. Louis Zamperini (Unbroken) is liberated from a Japanese prison camp.