New Yorkers in Times Square stop to read the news reports of the D-Day invasion of Europe, when Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, on this day in 1944.
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John Demjanjuk is accused of 28,060 counts of accessory to murder for allegedly working as a death camp guard.
On this day 66 years ago, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal captured the now iconic photo of five U.S. Marines from the 3rd Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Division and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag (actually a second flag) on Mount Suribachi during the battle for Iwo Jima in World War II. [...]
A few months before Adolf Hitler ordered 4.5 million troops to invade the Soviet Union, the Foreign Office in Berlin ordered its diplomats in Finland to gather evidence against Finnish businessman Tor Borg, whose dog had an unusual way of raising its paw.