Thursday, June 1, 2023

Today in
World War II History

1942 - News of death camp killings became public for first time. The report came from the Polish Socialist newspaper known as Liberty Brigade. The paper stated that tens of thousands of Jews had been gassed at the death camp Chelmno.

1943 - During World War II, Germans shot down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London.

1944 - The French resistance was warned by a coded message from the British that the D-Day invasion was imminent.

Random World War II Quote

"We shall fight on the beaches...we shall never surrender."
- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, June 4, 1940

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