Today in World War II History—26 May 1944
75 Years Ago—26 May 1944: Gen. Mark Clark makes controversial decision to send the US Fifth Army toward Rome rather than to Valmontone to cut off the retreating Germans.
Countdown to D-day: Assembly of D-day assault forces in southern England is complete.
All rail bridges across the Seine north of Paris have been knocked out by Allied pre-invasion air raids and will remain so for 30 days.
US 802nd Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron begins air evacuation from Anzio-Nettuno.