July 3, 1944

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July 3, 1944

Post by Globalization41 » 06 Aug 2019 11:49

7/3/1944, British Troops in Normandy Patrol Odon River; Germans Nervous, Rustle of Leaves Draws Violent Reaction

Map, Fortress Europe, July 1944, WikipediaMap, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, HyperWar [40 German Tanks KOed]

7/3/1944; State of Siege Declared in Copenhagen Due to Strike; Danish Radio Warns, Population in Precarious Situation

7/3/1944, Berlin Reports Allies on the Move in Tilly Sector; Russians Using 80 Divisions in Drive on Central Eastern Front

7/3/1944, Red Army Columns Threatening Minsk with Encirclement; Street Fighting Reported in Borisov & Slutsk

Map, Borisov, GoogleMap, Slutsk, Google7/3/1944, Swedes Say Strike in Copenhagen Becoming Extremely Serious

7/3/1944, U.S. 5th Army (on Italian West Coast) 20 Miles from Port Leghorn; British 8th Army Overtakes Lake Trasimeno

Map, Port Leghorn Italy, GoogleMap, Lake Trasimeno, GoogleMap, Guardistallo, Google [Germans Stage Executions]

7/3/1944, Japanese Launch New Offensive North from Canton China Designed to Link with Forces Driving South

Map, Canton, GoogleMap, Japanese 1944 China Offensive Plan, WikipediaMap, Japanese Empire, Cambridge

7/3/1944, Germans Increase Tempo & Intensity of Small-Scale Counterattacks Against British Bridgehead on River Odon

7/3/1944, MacArthur Lists Japanese Losses for June, 247 Planes; 5 Destroyers; 14 Supply & Transport Ships; 95 Barges

7/3/1944; Invasion of Japan on Hold for Fall & Consolidation of Saipan, from Where Green Light Will Be On for Big Blows

7/3/1944, U.S. Advance Patrols Forge Ahead One Mile on Jungle Slopes of Mt. Tapotchau Saipan; 6,015 Japanese Buried

7/3/1944, Baby's Cry Saves 25 Civilians from Grenade by U.S. Infantry Clearing Japanese Defensive Dugouts on Saipan

7/3/1944, British & Indian Troops Fight Retreating Japs as Allies Close in on Japanese Supply Intersection at Ukhrul

Map, Ukhrul India, GoogleChina Burma India Roundup, 6/22/1944, Japan Awaits More Visits from B-29 Superforts

7/3/1944, Danes Strike Against Nazis in Copenhagen; Many Casualties in Street Battles as Germans Rush to Quell Riots

7/3/1944, Allied Bombers & Fighters Attempt to Quarantine Normandy Battle Area; 200 German Fighters Sighted Daily

7/3/1944, Red Army Pursuing German Retreat to Minsk, Borisov Falls; Germans Abandon Slutsk After Heavy Fighting


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Post by Globalization41 » 08 Aug 2019 12:25

7/3/1944, Germans Report Allies Massing Troop Concentrations Near St. Lo; British Renew Fierce Assault on Road to Caen

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, HypeWar7/3/1944, Allies Announce Liberation of Cherbourg Peninsula Complete

7/3/1944, Gen. Stilwell's Troops in Mogaung Sector Rout Crack Jap Vets of Malaya & ChinaMap, Mogaung Burma, Google

7/3/1944, Remnants of Japanese Forces from Kohima & North of Imphal Reinforce Entrenched Jap Stronghold at Ukhrul

Map, Kohima India, GoogleMap, Imphal India … … 7/3/1944, Allied Columns Converge on Jap Hill-Top Base at Ukhrul

7/3/1944, Hitler's War Machine Running Low on Oil; Targeting Refineries Vindicated as Allied Bomber Assaults Peak

7/3/1944, Finnish P.M. Prof. Linkomies Vows to Fight Side-by-Side with Germany Against Capitulation to Soviet Union

Map, Finland, Google … … 7/3/1944, Soviet Mobile Artillery Now Shelling German Defenses Guarding Approaches to Minsk

Map, Eastern Front, Wikipedia7/3/1944, Nearly 200,000 German Troops (Holding Minsk) Cut Off & Trapped by Red Army

7/3/1944, Spitfires & Typhoons Out of Normandy Reduce German Gun Positions; U.S. Troops Gathering N.W. of St. Lo

Photo, British Spitfire Fighter, WikipediaPhoto, British Fighter Typhoon Undergoing Maint. Turnaround, Wikipedia

7/3/1944, Germans Commit Reserves for Counterattacks in Normandy from Strategic Pool Intended for Russian Front

7/3/1944, Employers Now Must Hire Through War Manpower Commission Labor Control; Stops Job Shopping by Young Men

7/3/1944, White Sox & Yankees Exchange Gifts Before 35,984 at New York; Both Teams Lose 9th-Inning Leads to Errors

7/3/1944, Cubs (28,307) & Yanks Draw Largest Crowds at Major Leagues' Eight Doubleheaders; 30,561 More than Last Sun.

7/3/1944, Americans Continue Wartime Spending Spree; $31,700,000,000 Spent in Six Months on Merchandise

7/3/1944, Army Air Corps Lieut. Ben Hogan Ties McSpaden at Edgewater Golf Meet; Playoff MondayEdgewater Golf Club

7/3/1944, Schnitts Sweep Doubleheader from Minneapolis at Milwaukee; Doris Tetzlaff Hits Bases-Loaded HR in Game Two

7/3/1944, Conference Speaker at Lahor Says India Will Never Concede to a Pakistan [Pure Land]Map, Lahor, Google


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Post by Globalization41 » 12 Aug 2019 19:11

7/3/1944, Strategic R.A.F. Night Bombers Used in Daylight Raids to Suppress German Armored Units at Villers Bocage

Map, Villers-Bocage (Normandy) France, Google7/3/1944, Berlin Says Two German Generals Killed on Western Front

7/3/1944, Churchill to Speak About Damage from Nazi Robot Bombs; Public Nervous; Robot Plane Launches Increasing

7/3/1944, Liberators & Forts Attack Flying-Bomb Launching Platforms at Pas de CalaisMap, Pas de Calais, Google

Stolkholm Says Nazis Building Bomb-Carrying Robot (Pilotless) Planes; Hundreds Produced in Factories, 1/8/1944

12 Hours of Strange Lights in Skies of S. England Signify Attack by Nazi Robot (Not "Human") Flying Bombs, 6/17/1944

7/3/1944; Robot Hang-Out, News Photo of Captured Rocket-Launch PlatformsCutaway, Nazi V-1 Rocket, Wikipedia

7/3/1944, Thousands of Kill-or-Be-Killed Commando Cells (Formed from Escaped Prisoners) Roam Heart of Germany

U.S. State Dept. Publication Says 3,000,000 Jews Missing from Europe; 5,000,000 Facing Extermination, 4/6/1944

7/3/1944, Nazis Kill Jews in Mass Extermination Camps at Auschwitz & Birkenau Using Poison Powder During "Bathing"

Aerial Recon Photo, Auschwitz, WikipediaPhoto, Arrivals, WikipediaMap, Auschwitz/Birkenau Poland, Google

7/3/1944, Conflagration from Accidental Petrol Fire at Uluberia India Leaves 52 DeadMap, Uluberia, Google

Violent Explosions at Bombay Docks Result from Ship & Ammunition Fire, 4/15/1944Map, Bombay India, Google

Fire from Two Explosions at Bombay Docks Bought Under Control After 12 Hours; Thousands Homeless, 4/16/1944

Many Fire Fighters Lost in Explosion at Bombay Docks; Onlookers Caught Unawares by Second Explosion, 4/17,1944

Demolition of Unsafe Buildings in Progress; Bombay Officials Say No Ammunition Now Near Site of Fire, 4/17/1944

Cotton Cargo Caught Fire on Liberty Ship Also Carrying TNT Just Before April Explosions at Bombay, 5/21/1944

7/3/1944, U.S. Troops at Balleroy Return Captive German Nurses During CeasefireMap, Balleroy France, Google

7/3/1944, U.S. First Army Opens Sudden Offensive Southward from Cherbourg P.; Fighting Intense, Part 1Part 2


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