Admiralty gale warning for English Channel. Gale Force
6 from West-South-West imminent. General Eisenhower decides
to delay the invasion until 6 June; the signal is 'Ripcord
By midnight midget submarines X20 and X23 in place, submerged
off Juno and Sword beaches in Normandy.
Regiments of 22nd Armoured Brigade, 7th Armoured Division,
move to Felixstowe for loading.
General Charles de Gaulle arrives in England.
General Montgomery's message to all ranks "The time
has come to deal the enemy a terrific blow in Western Europe
To us is given the honour of striking a blow for freedom
which will live in history Good luck to each one of
you. And good hunting on mainland Europe".