The home front

Ambrose, Stephen E.
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p54
Examines how Americans reacted to the news that the D-Day invasion had begun on June 6, 1944. Broadway went dark, the Liberty Bell pealed and the stock market soared. Radio broadcasts; Press conference held by President Franklin Roosevelt; Adapted from `D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II,' by Stephen E. Ambrose. INSETS: Anne Frank's high hopes;A day is a day is a day (Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas).


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