Noting significant events of the war as well as honoring The Greatest Generation veterans today.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
June 5, 1944 - Operation Overlord begins
Operation Overlord commences when more than 1,000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day. And the first Allied troops land in Normandy; paratroopers are scattered from Caen southward.