Today in World War II History

Mackenzie King, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill,
and Allied military leaders, Quebec, Canada, 18 Aug 1943
(Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum)
70 Years Ago—Aug. 14, 1943: Quadrant Conference opens in Québec: Roosevelt and Churchill commit to landings in Normandy. Gen. George Patton apologizes to soldiers he slapped, under Eisenhower’s orders. US Army Air Forces changes insignia, border of bars switched from red to dark blue.