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.