Today in World War II History—June 21, 1940 & 1945
Sunday, June 21, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—June 21, 1940: Polish government-in-exile arrives in London from France.
Canada introduces military conscription, but overseas service is voluntary.
Lawyer and future president Richard Nixon marries teacher Pat Ryan at the Mission Inn in Riverside, CA.
75 Years Ago—June 21, 1945: US Rangers link with Filipino guerrillas in Aparri, Luzon in the Philippines.
US Tenth Army takes Hill 89 on Okinawa, the last Japanese stronghold.