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This Day In History: 1944-06-05

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.  German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel goes on leave just before WWII D-Day landings by the Allies.  General Dwight D. Eisenhower decides invasion set for June 6.

 

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