Friday, April 12, 2024

Tomorrow in
World War II History

1941 - German troops captured Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

1943 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Jefferson Memorial.

1945 - Vienna fell to Soviet troops.

1990 - The Soviet Union accepted responsibility for the World War II murders of thousands of imprisoned Polish officers in the Katyn Forest. The Soviets had previously blamed the massacre on the Nazis.

World War II Quotes

"Most of the men are stricken with dysentery...Starvation is taking many lives and it is weakening our already extended lines. We are doomed."
Major-General Kensaku Oda (Referring to the state of Japanese troops on Guadalcanal) - January 12, 1943

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