Friday, June 14, 2024

Today in
World War II History

1940 - The Nazis opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-occupied Poland.

1940 - German troops entered Paris. As Paris became occupied loud speakers announced the implementation of a curfew being imposed for 8 p.m. A Swastika was raised on the Eiffel Tower.

1944 - Sixty U.S. B-29 Superfortress' attacked an iron and steel works factory on Honshu Island.

Random World War II Quote

"I've had my fill of Hitler. These conferences called by a ringing of a bell are not to my liking; the bell is rung when people call their servants. And besides, what kind of conferences are these? For five hours I am forced to listen to a monologue which is quite fruitless and boring."
Benito Mussolini - (To his son in law) - June 10, 1941

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