Tag Archives: World War II

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On the morning of June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Daytonians woke up to discover that overnight the Allies had launched a massive air and sea invasion of German-occupied France. D-Day as it … Continue reading

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World War II Pictures

Within the DDN collection, there are a number of folders containing pictures that cover various campaigns of the Second World War. These pictures were used in the newspaper for stories and often times still have the original captions still attached … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed annually in the United States on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. … Continue reading

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