Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—May 13, 1940: In main attack, German troops cross the Meuse to trap Allies in the Low Countries. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives “Blood, toil, tears and sweat” speech.
65 Years Ago—May 13, 1945: US Fast Carrier Task Force begins raids on Kyushu, Japan, destroying the last of its airfields.