War

Europe
June 6:160,000 troops land on the beaches in normandy in 1 day. Whith over 5,000 ships and 13,000 planes.The largest armada in history. Followed by 12,000 paratroopers. Oposing them are 50,000 germans and 100 tanks. The germans are overwelmed.

By june 12, allies have landed 326,000 men and 54,000 vehicles

June 22: The russians launch their summer offensive, operation Bagration. Soviet forces are 124 divisions, 1,200,000 men, 5,200 tanks, 30,000 guns and 6,000 aircraft. Against 63 divisions, 900 tanks and 10,000 guns.

July 8: German loses are now 300,000 men (28 divisions) in less than 3 weeks.

These are U.S. casuleties.
Soldiers (Allied) - 408,200 Killed
Civilians - 1,000 Killed

Out of all the countries in world war 2, U.S.S.R. had the most casuleties.

Soldiers (Allied) - 13,300,000 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 408,000 Killed
Civilians - 6,500,000 Killed
Jews - 1,000,000 Killed

Pacific
April 27:The U.S. Army complete their capture of Hollandia's airfields and isolate 200,000 Japanese for the duration of war.
U.S. Marines land on Guam.
U.S Bombs Tokyo for the first time with B-29 superfortress bombers.

Other
Dumbarton Oaks Conference—U.S., British Commonwealth, and U.S.S.R. propose establishment of United Nations.
Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term.
Anne Frank is betrayed and sent to concentration camp.
A 5.9 earthquake hit Central New york.
Earth quake in San Juan, Argentina kills 8,000- 10,000 people.
The CIA is formed.

Economics
Unployment 1.2%
Federal debt: 204.1 billion

Sports
World Series: St. Loise Cardinals beat the St. Loise Browns. 2-4
NCAA football champs: Army 9-0-0
In the 9 game scheluale, army beat the opposition by an average score of 56-4

Stanley Cup Montreal beat chicago
Inventions
Benjamin Green (USA) invents sunscreen.
Hungarian jounalist invents ballpoint pen.
Gemans devolope the v-2 the first true missle