The Week

June 1944
New Republic;6/19/44, Vol. 110 Issue 25, p799
This article presents news including the invasion of the beach in Normandy, France, during World War II by the United States army, the Democratic state convention in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 7, 1944, and the quality of radio broadcasts and radio's ability to inform U.S. citizens during the Normandy invasion.


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