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Today in World War II History—June 30, 1944

Map showing Allied advances in Normandy from June 6 to July 1, 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

Map showing Allied advances in Normandy from June 6 to July 1, 1944 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—June 30, 1944: Adm. Sir Bertram Ramsay declares the conclusion of Operation Neptune, the naval portion of Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy.

US secures island of Biak off New Guinea.