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Detroit Lakes Newspapers looks back in time to D-Day stories

Desiree Bauer / Tribune The front page of the June 8, 1944 Detroit Lakes Record.1 / 5
Desiree Bauer / Tribune A section of a short story about Rome being taken by the Allies.2 / 5
Desiree Bauer / Tribune An advertisement in the Detroit Lakes Record urging the community to double their bond subscription for the 5th war loans. 3 / 5
Desiree Bauer / Tribune Henry N. Jenson, Mayor of Detroit Lakes at the time the June 8, 1944 Detroit Lakes Record was published, asks the community to pray.4 / 5
Desiree Bauer / Tribune Part of a story that provided a short section of President Roosevelt's letter showing his satisfaction with the Allie's victory.5 / 5

For the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Detroit Lakes Tribune traveled to the Becker County Museum, searching through the June 8, 1944 newspaper to see what the news looked like right after the event.

Three stories revolved around D-Day and the allies invasion. The rest of the paper was mainly about the war as a whole. There were multiple sections talking about rations, the fifth war loan, and the different area people that were serving.

To see what was found, take a look through the included pictures or head to the Becker County Museum.

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