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The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.

-- General Dwight D Eisenhower

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This Day in History
1779: An amphibious expedition is conducted against the British in Penobscot Bay, ME.

1814: British and American forces fight each other to a standoff at Lundys Lane, Canada.

1861: The Crittenden-Johnson Resolution passes, declaring that the war is being waged for the reunion of the states and not to interfere with the institutions of the South, namely slavery.

1894: Japanese forces sink the British steamer Kowshing which was bringing Chinese reinforcements to Korea.

1915: The French occupy Lomie in Cameroons, while the Germans retreat.

1918: the Allies take Villemontoire, Oulchy-le-Chateau, and the southern half of the Forest of Fere.

1943: Benito Mussolini, fascist dictator of Italy, is voted out of power by his own Grand Council and arrested.

1943: The USS Harmon (DE-72) is launched, the first U.S. Navy ship named for an African-American.

1944: Allied forces begin the breakthrough of German lines in Normandy.

1950: The independent U.S. 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team was committed to action near Chinju. The North Koreans ambushed its 3rd Battalion at Hadong, killing 313 and capturing 100.