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Franklin D. Roosevelt Day by Day – June

D-Day On June 6, 1944, the United States and its allies launched the greatest amphibious invasion in history on the shores of France. Over 150,000 soldiers, sailors, and airmen stormed the beaches of Normandy beginning a campaign that would end … Continue reading

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From the Museum

Oil painting “View from Command Post in Normandy” (MO 1945.83.1) On June 6, 1944, the United States and its allies launched the greatest amphibious invasion in history on the shores of France. Over 150,000 soldiers, sailors, and airmen stormed the … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: June 1-7

June 6, 1944: FDR announces the D-Day invasion.   Click here to listen to the D-Day prayer on our website. ********** Did you know: On June 2, 1938 FDR addressed the graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: June 1-7

June 6, 1944: FDR announces the D-Day invasion.

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