World Events

Posted in 1944

  • US landing craft in the PacificAmerican troops advance in the Pacific, land in the Philippines. Japanese retreat in New Guinea.
  • June 6: D-Day - over 4,000 ships land Allied troops in Normandy, France.
  • The Allies liberate Paris and Brussels.
  • Vietnam under Ho Chi Minh declares independence from France.
  • Britain to provide secondary education for all childrenAllied invasion fleet heads for France

A child in France salutes the allied forces




 Charles de Gaulle