Today in World War II History—June 6, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—June 6, 1940: French begin to evacuate children from Paris as Germans advance.
British ban production of many household goods and ban radio ownership by Germans and Austrians.
75 Years Ago—June 6, 1945: Despite damage from the previous day’s typhoon, US Navy Task Force 38 aircraft support ground troops at Okinawa and down 20 Japanese aircraft.
Japanese forces in southern China retreat to Kweilin.