Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Sept. 7, 1940: London Blitz begins: Luftwaffe bombs London, kills 448, damages docks, razes East End in the first of 57 consecutive night raids; “invasion imminent” alarm is sounded—church bells are rung, bridges are blown, and mines are laid.
65 Years Ago—Sept. 7, 1945: Allied victory parade in Berlin.