D-Day Puts War in France
D-DAY PUTS VAR AGAIN IN FRANCE Turn Awaited Nearly Five Years B Akaorlalrd Press The ions trail of blood and heartbreak winding through near ly five years of war from Warsaw and Dunkerque turned toward Paris again today with the long- planned Allied invasion of the shores of France. The avenging forces, the greatest amphibious expedition in this or any other war, opened a fateful chapter in one of the most thrill ing stores of nations the story of France, the great in history, fallen in defeat, awakening today to the battle shouts of soldier friends and allies. Dramatically, the signal for the greatest "D" day of the war, the opening of the second battle of France, was given by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, an American whose country was befriended by France In the darkest hours of its struggle for Independence soma 165 years ago. At last, the black "clouds of planes" for which Premier Paul Reynaud vainley called for four years ago, fill France's skies manned by the equivalent of many divisions of men, flying to smash a way through the Nazis' vaunted At lantic wall on the shortest route to Berlin.