Monday, May 27, 2024

Today in
World War II History

1941 - U.S. President Roosevelt proclaimed an "unlimited national emergency" amid rising world tension.

1941 - The German battleship Bismarck was sunk by British naval and air forces. 2,300 people were killed.

1942 - German General Erwin Rommel began a major offensive in Libya with his Afrika Korps.

1944 - U.S. General MacArthur landed on Biak Island in New Guinea.

Random World War II Quote

"We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we may always be free."
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Normandy, France, June 6, 1984

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