Today in World War II History—May 24, 1940 & 1945
Sunday, May 24, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—May 24, 1940: Hitler orders panzers to halt and allow the Luftwaffe to destroy the Allies at Dunkirk.
Britain orders the withdrawal of the remaining British troops in Norway.
75 Years Ago—May 24, 1945: Japanese make a suicide attack on Okinawa, landing bombers at Yontan Airfield and destroying seven US aircraft.