Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—February 11, 1940: Soviet Union and Germany sign a treaty to exchange Soviet raw materials for German manufactured goods.

65 Years Ago—February 11, 1945: On way home from Yalta, Roosevelt meets with kings Farouk of Egypt, Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, and Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia, but is unable to convince them to allow Jewish settlement in Palestine.