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Friday, June 6, 2008

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

64 years ago today, the nation was a war with Nazi Germany, and word began to trickle across the nation that an invasion of Europe was underway.

Americans listened to their radios, prayed for their men and boys who were storming Fortress Europe from the sea. President Roosevelt even led the nation in prayer.

Here is an audio recording from CBS Radio on how many first heard of the invasion of Europe on the day after the Liberation of Rome:

CBS Radio Invasion Reports June 6, 1944