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06-25-2009, 09:19 AM
Today is Thursday, June 25, 2009

Today in
World War II History

1941 - Finland declared war on the Soviet Union.

1948 - The Soviet Union tightened its blockade of Berlin by intercepting river barges heading for the city.

1987 - Austrian President Kurt Waldheim visited Pope John Paul II at the Vatican. The meeting was controversial due to allegations that Waldheim had hidden his Nazi past.

1999 - Germany's parliament approved a national Holocaust memorial to be built in Berlin.

Random World War II Quote

"We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we may always be free."
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Normandy, France, June 6, 1984