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June 15, 2009

World War II History for June 15

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 15 15 June 1940 – The French fortress of Verdun was captured by Germans. 15 June 1942– On the carrier...

June 12, 2009

Operation Abel

Operation Abel Operation Abel – Airborne operation by the French 3eme Regiment Colonial des Parachutistes to harass the German’s retreat back through France (27 Aug / 6 Sept, 1944). Map...

June 8, 2009

World War II History for June 8

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 8 8 Jun 1941 – The Allies, British and Free French forces, invaded Syria and Lebanon. 8 Jun 1944 –...

June 6, 2009

World War II History for June 6 – D-Day

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 6 – D-Day 1942 – Japanese forces retreated in the World War II Battle of Midway. The battle had begun...

June 5, 2009

World War II History for June 5

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 5 5 Jun 1940 – During World War II, the Battle of France began when Germany began an offensive in...

June 5, 2009

D-Day Audio History – Roosevelt

D-Day Audio History 65 years ago today … President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives his Fireside Chat just prior to D-Day 1944-06-05 (14:11m)

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June 4, 2009

World War II History for June 4

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 4 4 JUN 1940 – The British completed the evacuation of 300,000 troops at Dunkirk, France. 4 JUN 1941 –...

June 1, 2009

World War II History for June 1

Today in WWII History Audio Clip: Working up to D-Day we bring you a clip from the BBC with Resistance Messages – 05 Jun 1944

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May 27, 2009

World War II History for May 27

Today in WWII History World War II History for May 27 27 May 1941 – U.S. President Roosevelt proclaimed an “unlimited national emergency” amid rising world tension. 27 May 1941...

May 18, 2009

World War II History for May 18

Today in WWII History Audio Clips: Today we bring you a double-play! Clip #2: is a BBC broadcast marking the fall of Monte Cassino to the allies.

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