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June marks anniversary of D-Day

June 9, 2014
By Warner Taiclet , Howland Community News

This month of June in 1944 was anything but routine for the United States of America. Europe was under the yoke of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany and Benito Mussolini's fascist Italy. Many of the Pacific Ocean islands and countries of Asia were now under Japan's Emperor Hirohito's occupation. Finally, Allied military forces were ready to correct the mistakes they committed at Dieppe and launch an armada to liberate Europe, making it free from occupation troops of any nation.

 
 

 

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