Today in World War II History—June 25, 1944
75 Years Ago—June 25, 1944: US battleships, cruisers, and destroyers bombard Cherbourg, France, in support of US troops besieging the port city.
US Eighth Air Force flies first “Zebra” mission: B-17s drop supplies and arms to French resistance fighters.
On Saipan, US Marines take Mt. Tapotchau, which dominates the island.