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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