Today in World War II History—April 14, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—April 14, 1940: In Norway, British and French troops land near Narvik and at Namsos to assist Norwegians against German invasion.
75 Years Ago—Apr. 14, 1945: US Fifth Army launches final offensive in Italy, toward the Po Valley.
US Third Army takes Bayreuth, Germany.
Zwolle in the Netherlands is liberated singlehandedly by Canadian Private Léo Major on a reconnaissance mission.