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Today in World War II History—June 13, 1944

V-1 “buzz bomb” falling over Covent Garden area of London, 14 June 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

V-1 “buzz bomb” falling over Covent Garden area of London, 14 June 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—June 13, 1944: Germans launch first V-1 buzz bomb at London; 7000 will be launched by Aug. 24, killing almost 5000.

At Villers-Bocage in Normandy, one German Tiger tank destroys 25 British tanks.