Today in World War II History—24 May 1944 POSTED: Friday, May 24, 2019 by Sarah Sundin Aerial view of Terracina, Italy, May 1944 (US Army Center of Military History) 75 Years Ago—24 May 1944: US II Corps takes Terracina in Italy unopposed, opening Highway 7 to Anzio. 2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—24 May 1944” Ms Galen D Fisher May. 25, 2019 Sending you a photo from the Barksdale AFB , LA paper printed 1944 Sept. It’s about my godfather ( psst: he’s actually my bio-Dad) while based in Tunisia, it tells how he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross ( with a V) at age 22or 23., plus a couple other missions over Italy. Sarah Sundin May. 25, 2019 Wonderful! Thank you so much.