WWII

Things You Didn’t Know About D-Day
Things You Didn’t Know About D-Day
You're seeing lots of articles and essays in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. This year, for whatever reason, I've seen a spate of pieces on little-known D-Day facts. Let's take a look at a few, the first coming from Gizmodo: The preparation for the Normandy landings began in August 1943, when the Allies drew up an initial plan for the invas
Remembering V-E Day
Remembering V-E Day
World War Two in Europe ended 69 years ago today. Looking at our studio TV monitor this morning, I commented to Scot how much I would love to have a time machine. I would love to see and experience first-hand the jubilation that took place in New York's Times Square after President Harry Truman's announcement, delivered from the radio room at the White House: THIS IS a solemn but a glorious hour..

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