Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 30 This day during the Korean War

June 30, 1950 – General Church goes to Osan (12 miles south of Suwon so he can communicate with Far East Command Headquarters via telephone. He is told that if Suwon Air Field can be held, 2 U.S. infantry battalions … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Korean War

June 30, 1950 – Gen. MacArthur receives permission to employ U.S. ground support forces and to carry the war into North Korea and the waters offshore but to stay well clear of the Manchurian and Soviet borders. Later in the … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during World War ll

June 30, 1944 – Operation Epsom was a Second World War British offensive that took place between 26 and 30 June 1944, during the Battle of Normandy. The offensive was intended to outflank and seize the German-occupied city of Caen, … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during World War ll

June 30, 1943 – Operation Chronicle was the Allied invasion of Woodlark and Kiriwina Islands during World War II, in the South West Pacific as part of Operation Cartwheel. An early planning name for this operation was Operation Coronet. The … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during World War ll

June 30, 1944 – The Battle of Cherbourg was part of the Battle of Normandy during World War II. It was fought immediately after the successful Allied landings on June 6, 1944. American troops isolated and captured the fortified port, … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during World War ll

June 30, 1943 – The Landings on Rendova was a military amphibious assault on Rendova Island in the Solomon Islands on 30 June 1943 by United States Army and Navy forces during the New Georgia Campaign of the Pacific War. … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during World War ll

June 30, 1941 – The Battle of Brody  was a tank battle fought between the Panzer Group 1’s IIIrd, XLVIII Army Corps (Motorized) and five Soviet Mechanized Corps of the Soviet 5th Army and 6th Army in the triangle formed … Continue reading

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