Baby born on D-Day, named Invasia


Mrs. Lester Renfrow of Dallas, Texas, welcomed a baby girl on D-Day (June 6, 1944).

The baby was born at about 2:30 in the morning, as sirens marking the Allied invasion of Normandy were sounding.

So she was named Invasia Mae.

Source: “Invasion’s First Namesake Is Born.” St. Joseph News-Press 6 Jun. 1944: 6.

Image: Normandy Invasion (public domain)

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