Today in World War II History—December 6, 1939 & 1944
Friday, December 6, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—December 6, 1939: Musical Du Barry Was a Lady premieres on Broadway, featuring hit songs “Give Him the Ooh-La-La” and “Well, Did You Evah!”
75 Years Ago—Dec. 6, 1944: Col. James Earl Rudder leaves command of the legendary US 2nd Ranger Battalion, which had taken Pointe du Hoc on D-day, and takes command of the 109th Infantry Regiment.