Normandy and Pietermaritzburg

TODAY, June 6, marks the anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944.  Is also, given the time difference, the day in 1893 (June 7th, over there) that Mohandas Gandhi was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The former event marked the beginning of the end of World War II. The latter …

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