People of D-Day: 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion
Feb. 25, 2019 - The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion was the only unit of African American soldiers to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day. These brave men were unknown to history until 2015 when their story was told by Linda Hervieux, author of Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, At Home and At War.
Jan. 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 27, 2019 - On this day 74 years ago, the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland was liberated by the Soviet Union, an Allied country. In spring 1945, British soldiers liberated the Bergen-Belsen camp in northern Germany. And United States soldiers liberated Dachau, the first camp Nazi Germany opened in 1933 in southern Germany.
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