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 with the unconditional surrender of Germany in May 1945. Franklin D. Roosevelt, as Commander in … Continue reading Franklin D. Roosevelt Day by Day – June

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, MD. On June 5, 1942 FDR signed a joint resolution of a state of war … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: June 1-7