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Q&A Beattie / Huxen / D-Day Anniversary


The World Today Observes The 70th Anniversary Of The Allied Invasion Of Europe That Opened The Second Front Against Nazi Germany During World War Two. The Seaborne Assault, Known As D-Day, Took Place On The Beaches Of Normandy In Northwestern France June 6,1944. Keith Huxen Is Senior Director Of Research And History At The National World War Two Museum In New Orleans, Louisiana. He Told VOA's Victor Beattie The Second World War's European Theater Had More Than One Turning Point. The First Came When British Prime Minister Winston Churchill Refused To Back Down And Fought Alone Against Germany, Under Leader Adolph Hitler, In 1940. The Second, He Says, Came During The Battle Of  Stalingrad From 1942 To 1943.

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