Today in Military History: 6th June




1942 - Japanese forces retreat, ending Battle of Midway 1944 - D-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Forces land in Normandy, France. It marked the beginning of the liberation of German-occupied western Europe. 1979 - Royal Air force receives 1st F-16 It seems that 6thJune is also the unofficial Peace Day, with at least four different peace treaties being signed on this day. 1660 - Denmark & Sweden signs peace treaty 1673 - France & Brandenburg sign peace treaty 1744 - France & Pruss...
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