German soldier stationed in Nantes, France writes home 70 years ago this hour (May 31 1944)


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(Wednesday, May 31, 1944, 10:00 a.m. British Double Summer Time (BDST)/4:00 a.m. Eastern War Time(EWT); 6 days before the Normandy landings on the Western Front of World War II) — A German soldier stationed in Nantes, France, writes a letter home as the Allies prepare for D-Day.

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