June 5, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
  • 1st British gliders touched down on French soil for D-Day invasion
  • Allies march into Rome

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower decides invasion set for June 6

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel goes on leave just before WWII D-Day landings by the Allies

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel