June 21, 1944

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June 24, 1944

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6/24/1944, Critical Hour for Japan, Map of Current Jap Positions, Soviets Losing Patience with Finns' Obstinacy

6/24/1944, Third of Saipan Now Occupied by U.S. Forces, Tokyo Warns of Air Bases on Saipan & New U.S. Bombers

6/24/1944, Movement of Panzer Formations into Normandy Slowed by Allied Air Attacks on German Petrol Storage Tanks

6/24/1944, Japan Benefits from Civil War in China Between Reds & Chinese Gov't, China Could Go Communist

Truman Administration Hoping Chinese Reds Not Authentic Communists, 12/10/1948

Christian Tragedy in China, 9/8/1949

Red China Hordes Pursue Retreating U.N. Troops in N.W. Korea, 11/28/1950, Part 1

Red China Hordes Pursue Retreating U.N. Troops in N.W. Korea, 11/28/1950, Part 2

China's Red Army Is Biggest in World, 12/2/1950

6/24/1944, European Conflict, Cherbourg, Italy, Robot Planes, Shuttle Bombing, Russian Offensives

6/24/1944, British Announce Execution of German Spy, Agent Worked as Clerk in Belgium Gov't Office in Britain

6/24/1944, U.S. Forces Increase Pressure on Cherbourg, Germans Making Last Stand, Pitched Battle Expected

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/24/1944, Thousands of Chinese Civilians Flee Hengyang Before Threatening Japanese Advance

Map, Hengyang, Google

6/24/1944, Truck Drivers in Italy Work 24/7, Tons of Supplies From Rome to the Front, Must Sleep in Pup Tents, Part 1

6/24/1944, Truck Drivers in Italy Work 24/7, Tons of Supplies From Rome to the Front, Must Sleep in Pup Tents, Part 2

6/24/1944, News Photo, Fighter Aircraft on the Wash Rack

6/24/1944, Germans Report Soviets Have Launched Summer Offensive, Finns Battle Russians in 24-Hour Daylight

6/24/1944, Dept. of War Organization of Industry Requests High Priority Be Given for Manufacture of Rat Traps

6/24/1944, Soviet Information Bureau in London Publishes War-Anniversary Tribute to Red Army vs. Fascist War Machine

Gigantic German & Russian Armies Locked in Bitter Battles from Baltic to Black Sea, 6/25/1941

Leningrad on Alert, Strategic Map, 8/23/1941

Kiev Falls to Germans, 9/20/1941

Red Army Falling Back, State of Siege in Moscow, Siberian & Mongolian Reinforcements Rushed In, 10/20/1941, Part 1

Red Army Falling Back, State of Siege in Moscow, Siberian & Mongolian Reinforcements Rushed In, 10/20/1941, Part 2

Fierce Tank Battles on Kharkov Front, 6/27/1942

Axis Forces Make Gains in Stalingrad Inferno, 9/17/1942

Kursk Battlefield Dotted with Burning Tanks, 7/10/1943

Radio Berlin Announces Withdrawal from Krivoirog Due to Enemy Pressure, 10/26/1943

Russians Advance on Leningrad Front, Terrific Battles Raging, Germans Offer Heavy Resistance, 1/21/1944

6/24/1944, Principles of British Justice Reversed, Burden of Proof Placed Upon the Accused

6/24/1944, Negro National League Baseball Standings

6/24/1944; Widely Dispersed German Flying Bombs Cause Death & Property Destruction, but Little Strategic Damage

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June 24, 1944

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6/24/1944, Soviets Launch Attacks on S. Eastern Front Between Tarnopol & Pripet, Germany Sympathetic to Finland

Satellite View, Tarnopol, Google

Satellite View, Pripet Marshes, Google

Map, Eastern Front, June to August 1944, Wikipedia

6/24/1944, Red Army Launches Violent Offensive Against German Vitebsk Strongholds After 48-Hour Artillery Barrage

Satellite View, Vitebsk, Google

6/24/1944, F.D.R. Disappointed that U.S. Fleet Was Unable to Annihilate Retreating Jap Fleet in Marianas Battle

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

6/24/1944, Allied Heavy Bombers with Escorts Raid Rumanian Oil Installations at Ploesti, Enemy Fighters Considerable

Map, Ploesti, Google

6/24/1944, Allies Attacking Along Entire Italian Front After Weather Delay, Strong German Counterattacks in Center

6/24/1944, British Eighth Army in Italy Engaged in Heavy Fighting on Both Sides of Perugia, German Defenses Strong

Map, Perugia Italy, Google

6/24/1944, Germans Believed to Have 175,000 Troops in Normandy, Three Days of Gales Impede Beach Landings

6/24/1944; Executed German Spy Had Posed as Belgium War Refugee Escaping Nazis

6/24/1944, Soviets Believe Fall of Cherbourg Will Open Europe, Large Allied Forces in England Have Yet to Be Deployed

6/24/1944, U.S. Paratroopers Landing at Gavray, Germans Say Allies May Use Troops Still in England to Invade Belgium

Map, Gavray France, Google

6/24/1944; German "Robot Bomb" Officially Christened "Flying Bomb", Has Also Been Called "Buzz Bomb"

6/24/1944, P.T. Boats Patrolling Possible Jap Escape Routes at Biak Island, Many Japanese Were Chased into Hills

Map, Biak Island, Google

Lt. Comdr. Alan R. Montgomery Praises Effectiveness of P.T. (Patrol Torpedo) Boats, 4/4/1943

Cooking on a P.T. Boat, 11/14/1945

6/24/1944, U.S. Liberator Bombers & Thunderbolt Fighter Escorts Raid Robot Installations at Pas de Calais

Map; Pas de Calais, France; Google

6/24/1944, New Guinea Natives Being Released Back to Villages After 2.5 Years of Auxiliary Duty for Allies

6/24/1944; Yanks Set Up Loudspeaker Calling for Jap Surrenders on Saipan, Risky Operation Down Steep Trail on Cliff

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Western Pacific, April to July 1944, Emerson Kent

Map, Mariania Islands, Caroline Islands, Iwo Jima, Wikipedia

6/24/1944, Philadelphia to Commemorate Connie Mack's 50th Anniversary as a Big League Manager

Connie Mack's Managerial Record, Baseball Reference

Connie Mack, By Doug Skipper, Society for American Baseball Research

A's Draw Big Crowd in Inaugural A.L. Contest, but Mack's Men Lose 5-1 to Washington, 4/27/1901

6/24/1944, Cubs Defeat Reds 3-1, Wyse Scatters Nine Cincinnati Hits, Don Johnson Double in 1st Scores Two

Tigers-Cubs Battle 12 Innings to 3-3 Tie in World Series Opener, 10/9/1907, Part 1

Tigers-Cubs Battle 12 Innings to 3-3 Tie in World Series Opener, 10/9/1907, Part 2

Chicago Nationals Win 3-1, Detroit A.L. Pennant Winners Lose, Cubs Lead Series 1-0, 10/10/1907

Tigers Outplayed 5-1, Cubs Take Second World Series Contest, Evers 3 Hits, 10/11/1907

Cubs Win Third Series Game Against Tigers, Overall Hurls 6-1 Victory, 10/12/1907

Cubs Win World Series, Three-Finger Brown Shuts Out Tigers 2-0, Weather Unfit for Baseball, 10/14/1907

6/24/1944, Germans Send Flying Bombs Over Southern England, but British Fighters Shoot Down Many One-by-One

6/24/1944, Twister Rips Tri-State (Ohio, W. Va., Penn.) Area, 90 Killed, 600 Injured, Power Lines Down, Part 1

6/24/1944, Twister Rips Tri-State (Ohio, W. Va., Penn.) Area, 90 Killed, 600 Injured, Power Lines Down, Part 2

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6/24/1944, Forrestal Not Satisfied Until Jap Fleet Wiped Out, 100 U.S. Carriers Provide Miles of Mobile Runway

6/24/1944, Allied Bombers Attempt to Neutralize Flying Bomb Sites Faster than Germans Rebuild Them, A.A. Heavy

6/24/1944, MacArthur Communique Lists Allied Bombing & Strafing Targets, Timor, Truk, New Ireland, Bougainville, Etc.

Map, Timor, Google

Map, Truk, Google

Map, New Ireland, Google

Map, Bougainville, Google

6/24/1944, Department of Air Releases Latest R.A.A.F. Casualty List, Eight of 158 Names from West Australia

6/24/1944, Soviet Summer Offensive Focuses on Smolensk-Mogilev Highway, Vitebsk, Ostrov (Near Estonia), & Polotsk

Map, Polotsk, Google

Map, Ostrov, Google

Map, Vitebsk, Google

Map, Smolensk, Google

Map, Mogilev, Google

6/24/1944, U.S. Sub Scores Three Torpedo Hits on Japanese 20,000-Ton Shokaku-Class Aircraft Carrier

World's Largest Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Lexington Sunk by Cheap Japanese Torpedo Planes, 6/12/1942, Part 1

World's Largest Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Lexington Sunk by Cheap Japanese Torpedo Planes, 6/12/1942, Part 2

Japs Lose Four Aircraft Carriers in Battle of Midway, 6/29/1942

U.S. Carrier Hornet Among 11 Warships Listed by Navy as Sunk by Japs in South Pacific Battles, 1/12/1943

Jap Sub Torpedoes & Sinks U.S. Escort Aircraft Carrier Liscome Bay in Gilbert Island Operation, 12/2/1943

U.S. Carrier Forrestal Suffers Explosions & Fires, Jets Armed & Fueled for Viet Missions, 46 Killed, 7/30/1967, Part 1

U.S. Carrier Forrestal Suffers Explosions & Fires, Jets Armed & Fueled for Viet Missions, 46 Killed, 7/30/1967, Part 2

6/24/1944, Chinese Conscripts Built Air Base for U.S. 20th Bomb Wing Using Wheelbarrows & Baskets

6/24/1944, Doctors & Nurses May Be Released from Military Service Due to Severe Shortage in Civilian Practice

6/24/1944, Seattle Naval Air Station, Huge Aviation Repair Facility, Country Club of Pacific, No Segregation on Base

6/24/1944, U.S. Hopeful Polish P.M. & F.D.R. Talk Will Allow for U.S. Mediation in Soviet-Polish Dispute

Poland's Problems, 11/9/1923

Russo-German Pact, 8/23/1939

The Eastern Front, Subjugating Poland, 9/28/1939, Part 1

The Eastern Front, Subjugating Poland, 9/28/1939, Part 2

Soviets Conducting Reign of 'Death & Terror' in Poland, O.P.G.U. Arresting 500 a Day in Lwow, 4/11/1940

Moscow Breaks with Poland over Slanderous Allegations of Soviet Mass Murders, 4/28/1943

Polish Gov't-in-Exile P.M. Gen. Sikorski Dies in Plane Crash Near Gibraltar, 7/6/1943

6/24/1944, Scholars in Field of International Relations Make Recommendations for Post-War Treatment of Japan

6/24/1944, House Foreign Affairs Committee Warns Hungary Against Mistreatment of Jews, Tide of Battle Has Changed

6/24/1944, Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) Visits Aviation Engineer Unit in U.K.; N.N.L. Rejects Pittsburgh Crawfords

6/24/1944, Cards-Bucs Play 14-Inning 5-5 Tie, 12,086 Cash Customers See Night Marathon, 30 Hits, 28 Stranded

6/24/1944, Brooklyn Dodgers' Ed Head Deals 2-0 Two-Hitter to Philadelphia Phillies; Time 1:45, Attendance 11,802

6/24/1944, Baseball Standings, Cardinals 39-16; Browns 35-27; Only 5.5 Games Separate Eight American League Teams

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6/24/1944, More Than 750 Heavy U.S. Bombers Based in Italy Raid Axis Oil Installations in Ploesti Rumania

Map, Ploesti Rumania, Google

6/24/1944; British 7th Armored Division Now Fighting in Normandy, Spearheaded 8th Army in Libya & Italy

6/24/1944, Allied Fighter-Bombers Target Railways Leading West from Paris; Oil Storage Tanks at Niort in Flames

Map, Niort France, Google

Paris Holiday Notes, 7/18/1900

6/24/1944, German Flying Bomb Bases Defended by Most Violent A.A. in Europe, 37 Planes Lost in Raids on Robot Bases

6/24/1944, Allegany Man Mitchell Paige Wins Medal of Honor in S. Pacific, Last Man Standing During Jap Assault, Part 1

6/24/1944, Allegany Man Mitchell Paige Wins Medal of Honor in S. Pacific, Last Man Standing During Jap Assault, Part 2

6/24/1944, Savage Fighting at R. Orne, Tank Battle Raging in Woods, British Driven Back by German Mark IVs Near Caen

Photos, Mark IV Panzers, Axis History Forum

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, River Orne, Google

6/24/1944, Twister Sweeps Through Chartiers Hills Near Waynesburg, 11 Killed, 53 Houses Crumpled, Autos Tossed

1944 Appalachians Tornado Outbreak, Wikipedia

Map, Waynesburg, Google

6/24/1944, Exhibition in Glasgow Suggests Increased World Employment Through Development of British Colonies

6/24/1944, Gandhi Writes Letter Defending Non-Violent Rebellion by Congress Party, Jap Danger Receding, Part 1

6/24/1944, Gandhi Writes Letter Defending Non-Violent Rebellion by Congress Party, Jap Danger Receding, Part 2

6/24/1944, Gandhi Was Released Solely on Medical Grounds, Resolution of Thanks Rejected, No Need to Thank Viceroy

Map, India, Recruiting Percentages, 1939 to 1944, U.K. National Archives

6/24/1944, Foretaste of Pakistan, Jinnah Calls for Fair & Just Treatment of Minorities in Pakistan Zone

Pakistan, Land of Promise, Only Country to Have Favorable Trade Balance with U.S., 7/14/1949

6/24/1944, Gandhi Complains in Letter that Expense of His Detention Comes from Taxing "Dumb Millions of India"

6/24/1944, Gandhi Says "Quit India" Slogan Arises from India Fighting for Mankind While Not in Glow of Freedom

6/24/1944, History of Western Hemisphere During WWII in 1943, Alaskan Highway, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Budgets, Etc.

Great Alaskan Highway, 9/1/1943

Map, Alaska Highway, BlogSpot

6/24/1944, Tax Assessments Late Due to Manpower Shortage, Above-Estimate Revenues Will Cover Operating Expenses

6/24/1944, Nazi Robots Described, Jet Propelled, Launched from Ramp, Range 150 Miles, Length 25 Feet, 2,200lb Bomb

6/24/1944, G.O.P Isolationists Determined to Snub Willkie; Wheeler Denounces Stalin at Senate Foreign Policy Debate

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 1a, General Montgomery Addicted to Work, 10/9/1943

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 1b, General Montgomery Addicted to Work, 10/9/1943

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 2, Western Political Ideas Challenged in Middle East, 10/11/1943

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 3, Soviet War Industry & Social Structure, 10/12/1943

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 4, Heart-to-Heart Talk with Stalin, 10/13/1943

Wendell Willkie, One World, Part 5, China Needs Raw Materials & Machinery for Large-Scale Production, 10/14/1943

6/24/1944, Photo, U.S. Soldier Administers First Aid on Invasion Beach in Northern France

6/24/1944, Milwaukee Schnits Overwhelm Racine Bells 10-3 at Borchet Field, Schnits Move into Fourth Place

6/24/1944, Phillies Farm Seminick to Buffalo of International League & Pitcher Copeland to Utica of Eastern League

6/24/1944, St. Paul's Herring Handcuffs Columbus; Mel Deutsch of Louisville Tops K.C., Deutsch Wins for 8th Straight

6/24/1944, Milwaukee Brewers Sweep Doubleheader in Indianapolis to Take Seven-Game Lead in American Association

6/24/1944, American Association Standings, Milwaukee 44-18; Columbus 35-23; Toledo 33-25; Louisville 34-26

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6/24/1944, Germans Faced with Yielding More Ground in Italy or Diverting Needed Forces from Other European Fronts

6/24/1944, Japs Retreat on Burma Front, Kohima-Imphal Road (90-Mile Highway) Cleared by British & Indian Troops

Map, Kohima India, Google

Map, Imphal India, Google

6/24/1944, French Elections to Be Held in Liberated Districts, Parliament to Form Gov't When 2/3s of France Liberated

6/24/1944; Burmah Oil Company, Limited, Holds 42nd Annual General Meeting; No Ops in Burma; Profit from Shipping

6/24/1944, Bureau of Statistics Reports Juvenile Delinquency in Canada Down in 1943 from 1942, but Up from 1939

6/24/1944, Director of Rationing Reminds Retail & Wholesale Butchers to Accurately Document Forms RG65 & RG66

6/24/1944, Investigation by House Merchant Marine Committee Reveals Plate Fractures in 4% of Liberty Ships

6/24/1944, Ultra High-Speed Radio Channels Keep Washington & London in Instantaneous Contact with War Fronts

6/24/1944, British Report Second Tactical Air Force Now Operating Fighter Group at Forward Base in Normandy

6/24/1944, Annual Report of Mines Dept. Lists Gains/Decreases by Strategic Minerals, Labor Shortage Hampers Production

6/24/1944, Mounting Death Toll from Penn. & West Virginia Twister Reaches 133, Many Injured & Homeless, Part 1

6/24/1944, Mounting Death Toll from Penn. & West Virginia Twister Reaches 133, Many Injured & Homeless, Part 2

6/24/1944, Coroner's Jury Recommends Police Chief Be Held for Manslaughter, Two Fleeing Car Thieves Ambushed

6/24/1944, Two Strikes Settled, Five Others Cut War Production; Army, Navy, Labor, & Gov't Strive to Settle Disputes

6/24/1944, Capitol's Legislator Mill Shuts Down Ops Until Aug., Many Knotty Problems Face Lawmakers Upon Return

6/24/1944, Eleven Red Army Divisions Roll into German Positions on Both Sides of Vitebsk, Russians 75 Miles from Latvia

Map, Latvia, Google

The Baltic States, Includes Map, 7/23/1927

Berlin Reports Soviet Troops Occupying Latvia, 6/17/1940

6/24/1944, Oil Shortage Threatens Mobility of German Armies, Refineries & Railroads Under Intense Bombardment

6/24/1944, Yanks' George Stirnweiss May End Washington Senators' George Case Five-Year Reign as King of Base Thieves

6/24/1944, Tornado Sweeps Greenock Like Giant Vacuum Cleaner, Woman Finds Photos of Servicemen Sons in Rubble

Map, Greenock Pennsylvania, Google

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June 24, 1944

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6/24/1944, Traveler from Germany to Madrid Describes Train Ride in France; Sabotage, Strafings, Tours Bomb-Flattened

Map, Tours France, Google

6/24/1944, Finns Ignore Predicted Doom, Hatred of Reds Keeps Nation on Axis Side

Map, Administrative Divisions of Finland, 1942-1944, Wikipedia

6/24/1944, Radio Broadcast Schedule, Spartanburg South Carolina

6/24/1944, U.S. Armored Forces Drive Six Miles Through German Mountain Positions to Capture Roccastrada Italy, Part 1

6/24/1944, U.S. Armored Forces Drive Six Miles Through German Mountain Positions to Capture Roccastrada Italy, Part 2

Map, Roccastrada Italy, Google

6/24/1944, Canadian Marine Commandos Wipe Out Last German Position Within Allied Beachhead Lines, Part 1

6/24/1944, Canadian Marine Commandos Wipe Out Last German Position Within Allied Beachhead Lines, Part 2

Map, Normandy Beachhead, June 1944, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/24/1944; Glidepath Spotter on U.S. Aircraft Carrier Goes Overboard in Indian Ocean, Saved by Next Ship in Task Force

6/24/1944, Advanced Allied Fighter Base in Italy with Col. Benjamin Davis's Pilots, Constant Roar of Fighters & Bombers

6/24/1944, Political Cartoon, Allies Limit Hitler's Summer Vacation Options

6/24/1944, Argentina Arrests Foreign Nationals in Buenos Aires Roundup of Suspected United Nations Sympathizers

6/24/1944, Trooper D.F. Shaw Killed in Action in Italy, Shaw Took Part in Dieppe Raid & Sicilian Campaign

Dieppe Raid, 8/21/1942

Map, Dieppe France, Google

6/24/1944, Williamsport Police Dept. Gets Approval to Replace Its Two Cruisers, Sealed Proposals Accepted Until July 5

6/24/1944, Yanks Halt A's 5-1, Dubiel (1K,1W) Goes Distance for Win, Stirnweiss 2 Singles, Double, 3 RBIs, SB, 7 Assists

6/24/1944; Browns' Jakucki (5H,4K,1BB) Blanks Tigers 5-0; Stephens 3 Singles, 3RBIs; Overmire Hit Hard

6/24/1944, Tokyo Reports Undisclosed Number of Allied Planes Attacked Iwo Jima (Midway Between Tokyo & Marianas)

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

6/24/1944, P.C.L., Last-Place Sacramento Edges First-Place San Francisco, Portland Outslugs Los Angeles 15-6

6/24/1944; Originally a Lefty, Ed Head Now Winning Games for Brooklyn as Righthander; Arm Injured in 1935 Bus Crash

6/24/1944, Map, U.S. Squeezes Japs on Saipan

6/24/1944, Grainmen Concerned About Shortage of Boxcars & Manpower; Farmers Might Hold Wheat for Higher Prices

6/24/1944, U.S. Army Transfers Top Cook from England to "Thunderbolt Base Somewhere in France", Chow for 60 Men

Photo, P-47 Thunderbolts, Wikipedia

P-47 Thunderbolt, Gun Harmonization Chart, Wikipedia

6/24/1944, Stockton Field of the Western Flying Training Command to Become a Basic Flying School Instead of Advanced

6/24/1944, Map, Eastern Front

6/24/1944, Baseball Standings & Scores, N.L., A.L., Southern Association, International League, A.A., P.C.L., E.L.

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June 24/25, 1944

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6/24/1944, U.S. 5th Army in Italy Closing in on Follenica, Germans Recapture Chiusi, Allies Fly 1,500 Sorties, Part 1

6/24/1944, U.S. 5th Army in Italy Closing in on Follenica, Germans Recapture Chiusi, Allies Fly 1,500 Sorties, Part 2

Map, Follenica Italy, Google

Map, Chiusi Italy, Google

6/24/1944, Traffic Deaths Project to 27,000 for '44; 29,500,000 Autos Registered in '41 & 24,500,000 at Start of '44

6/24/1944, Early Wynn (5H, 1K, 2BB) Supported by Grade A Slugging (Torres & Spence), Washington Wallops Boston 5-1

Wynn Wins 300th, 7/14/1963

6/24/1944; Baseball Standings, Only 5.5 Games Separate First & Last in A.L.; Cards Lead N.L. by 7.5 Games

6/24/1944, Cleveland's Al Smith (4H, 4K, 5BB) Walks in Chicago Run in 1st but Settles Down for 5-1 Win Over White Sox

6/24/1944, Boston Braves Slug Six Home Runs in Exhibition Game Against Soldiers Dedicating New Field at Camp Shanks

6/24/1944, Pitching Statistics Released, Cards (.219) & Indians (.240) Lead Their Leagues, Cubs (.274) Most Generous

6/24/1944, Agricultural Department Estimates 1944 Spring & Fall Pig Crop Will Total 87,925,000 (Down 28% from 1943)

6/24/1944, S.S. Booker T. Washington Rescues Shipwrecked Crew, Freighter Had Broken in Half During Storm

6/24/1944; Japs Defend Saipan's Mountainous, Spiny Backbone; U.S. Marines Fighting Way Up Jungle-Covered Cliffs

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/24/1944, Stalin Late-Night Communique Announces 50-Mile Wide Breakthrough by Red Army Northwest of Vitebsk

6/24/1944, Advertisement: Message to Republican & Democratic Conventions from Americans of Negro Descent

6/24/1944, W. Va./Penn. Tornado Toll at 140 Dead, Houses Exploded, Chickens & Livestock Scattered About, Part 1

6/24/1944, W. Va./Penn. Tornado Toll at 140 Dead, Houses Exploded, Chickens & Livestock Scattered About, Part 2

6/24/1944, Two Men Arrested for Violation of Selective Service Act; F.B.I. to Round Up Draft Delinquents in Baltimore

6/24/1944, Great Game of Politics: Fourth-Term Supporters Raise Shrill Cries Against Anti-F.D.R. Southern Democrats

6/24/1944, Artillery Unit in Hebrides Duels with Japs, Innumerable Shells Fall Around Crews Until Japs Silenced, Part 1

6/24/1944, Artillery Unit in Hebrides Duels with Japs, Innumerable Shells Fall Around Crews Until Japs Silenced, Part 2

Map; New Hebrides, Vanuatu; Google

New Hebrides & the Pacific, 11/20/1907

6/24/1944, U.S. & 18 American Republics Restore Relations with Bolivia After It Rids Itself of Axis Sympathizers

6/24/1944, Kurowski & Dallessandro (Both from Reading Penn.) End Day With Batting Averages of .309 & .308

Kurowski & Dallessandro Oppose Each Other, Cards Trim Cubs 3-1, Kurowski Triples, 5/26/1942

Kurowski Slips to .294; Dallessandro (Still in CF for Cubs) Falls to .201, 8/21/1943

6/24/1944; Chicagoan Frank A. Titus Accepted to West Point, Gets Orders to Report for Admission on July 1

6/24/1944, Soviet Shipbuilding During War, Shipyards Being Prepared Along Recently Liberated Black Sea Coast

6/24/1944, Kansas University of the Big Six Conference Approves Ten-Game Football Schedule

1929 Big Six Conference Football Schedule, 9/14/1929

1932 Big Six Conference Football Schedule with 1931 Scores Noted, 9/22/1932

All-Time Combined Big Six Conference Standings After First Five Years, 9/21/1933

Final 1935 Big Six Standings, Conference Play Begins Saturday at Lincoln when Iowa St. Plays Nebraska, 9/29/1936

Service Trainees to Augment Big Six Conference Football Squads, 9/16/1943

Service Trainees Saved College Football Despite 300 Schools Cancelling Schedules, 12/24/1943

Big Eight Conference May Evolve into Big 12 Conference, 1/17/1994

6/24/1944, Ship Cargo Handler A. Coleman Arrested for Having Unregistered German Wafenfabrik Mauser Machinegun

Photo, Wafenfabrik Mauser, Truth About Guns

6/24/1944, City Workers & Businessmen Volunteer to Help Relieve Farm Labor Shortage, 25 Mexican Laborers Imported

6/24/1944, Rural England: Forests & Winding Roads Come to Life Spewing Forth Men & Metal for Battlefields of France

6/24/1944, Today's Early Baseball Scores; Cubs-Reds 0-0, 7th; Erickson, Derringer-Konstanty

6/25/1944, Red Army Offensive Develops into Bloodiest Fighting of Russian War, Artillery Described as "Wall of Fire"

Soviet Katyusha Rocket Artillery, Video Compilation, Colonel Thyran

6/25/1944, Details Disclosed of Axis "Turkoman" Division Encountered in Italy; They Were Soviet POWs of Germans

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6/25/1944, Cherbourg Blotted Out by Pall of Smoke, Interlocking Fire from German Pillboxes Slows U.S. Advance, Part 1

6/25/1944, Cherbourg Blotted Out by Pall of Smoke, Interlocking Fire from German Pillboxes Slows U.S. Advance, Part 2

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/25/1944; V.P. Wallace Arrives in Chungking China from Russia, Wants Sino-Russian Boundary Similar to U.S.-Canada

Map, Chungking China, Google

6/25/1944, G.O.P. Convention Opens Monday in Chicago; N.Y. Gov. Dewey Willing to Accept Candidacy if Drafted

6/25/1944, War Production Board Wants to Shift 200,000 Workers from War Material to Civilian Production

6/25/1944, Nazi Robot Bombs Fall on Britain After 15-Hour Lull; Allied Warplanes Support Normandy Offensives, Part 1

6/25/1944, Nazi Robot Bombs Fall on Britain After 15-Hour Lull; Allied Warplanes Support Normandy Offensives, Part 2

6/25/1944; Former Auburn Football Player Vernon (Junie) Burns Seriously Wounded on D-Day, Now in Hospital in England

6/25/1944, British Disclose Three U-Boats Sunk in April Above Arctic Circle During Attack on Supply Convoy for Russia

German High Command Claims 13 Ships Sunk from British Russian-Bound Arctic Convoy, 6/1/1942

Munitions Convoy to Murmansk Fights Off German Divebombers & Torpedo Planes for Three Days, 6/23/1942

More U.S. Convoys Successfully Elude Ice Flows, Fog, & Nazi Blockade of Murmansk; 7/2/1942

Hitler Communique Says Allied Convoy to Russia Mostly Wiped Out, Dispersed Vessels Still Under Attack, 7/8/1942

Eyewitness Account of Murmansk Run, U-Boats, Aerial Bombing, Surface Raiders, Torpedoes, 7/14/1942

Brooklyn Sailor Describe German Air Raids on Murmansk, 8/13/1942

Argus War Map No. 176, United Nations Arctic Theater, 3/13/1943

Murmansk Route Blocked by Bombing, but Teheran Warehouses Jammed-Packed with Supplies for Soviets; 7/4/1943

Arctic Convoys to Murmansk, "Hitler's Front Door", Voyage Is Indescribable Nightmare, 1/8/1944

Murmansk-Bound Convoy of Liberty Ships Hit Hard by U-Boats, 1/28/1944

Satellite View, Murmansk Russia, Google

6/25/1944; Twister Cuts Erratic Path of Death & Destruction; 152 Killed in Penn., Maryland, & W. Va.; Part 1

6/25/1944; Twister Cuts Erratic Path of Death & Destruction; 152 Killed in Penn., Maryland, & W. Va.; Part 2

Map; Shinnston (Mining Community, 54 Reported Killed by Tornado), West Virginia; Google

6/25/1944; Iowa Outlook for Apple, Peach, & Pear Yields Optimistic; Cherry Production Recovering from 1940 Freeze

6/25/1944, Boy Wonder Farmed to Birmingham After Mop-up Appearance in Cincinnati, Joe Nuxhall Not Yet 16

Cards Crush Reds 18-0, Joe Nuxhall Debuts in 9th as Youngest Pitcher Ever, 6/11/1944

6/25/1944, Weekly Baseball Stats, Milwaukee Brewers Hitting .313, Munger 9-1 for Cards, Newhowser 10-4 for Detroit

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June 25, 1944

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6/25/1944, Burma: British Engage Japs N.E. of Imphal; Jap Strongpoints at Myitkyina Taken; Fighting Near Mogaung

Map, Imphal, Google

Map, Mogaung, Google

Map, Myitkyina, Google

6/25/1944, Jap Pacific Fleet Losses from Last Week Updated; F.D.R. Disappointed, Jap Retreat Will Lengthen War

6/25/1944; F.D.R. Explains Omission of India's Role in Liberation of Rome; He Mixed Up His East, Asian, & 'Red' Indians

6/25/1944, German Envoys' Wives Leave Turkey After Resignation of Pro-German Turkish Foreign Minister

6/25/1944, Patrols from Imphal Reach First Supply Convoy Leaving Karong for Imphal in 12 Weeks, 2,000 Japs Cut Off

Map; Karong, Manipur, India; Google

6/25/1944, Japs Disable British Tanks with Molotov Cocktails & Magnetized Mines Near Bishenpur South of Imphal

Map, Bishenpur India, Google

6/25/1944, Chinese & Gen. Lentaigne's Forces Assaulting Mogaung from East, West, & South; Jap Casualties in Hundreds

Gen. Lentaigne Interviewed in Northern Burma, Born in Rangoon, Commands Gurkha Troops; 6/17/1944

6/25/1944, Russia Celebrates War Victories, Moscow Booming with Consumer Goods, Stalin Gives Midnight Interview

6/25/1944, Germans Pin Down U.S. Troops Entering Cherbourg; British Push Germans Back 1,000 Yards East of Caen

6/25/1944, Iowa Sold 51,800,000 Head of Poultry in '43 (8% of U.S.), Poultry Market Adjusts to Labor & Processing Pinch

6/25/1944; Sen. Pepper Denounces Proposed Ban of Electoral College, Would Weaken Strength of Southern Voting Block

McKinley Secures 292 Electoral College Votes, 12/24/1900

Roosevelt Tops Parker 343-133 in Electoral College Results, 11/13/1904

6/25/1944, U.S. Troops on Saipan Advance One Mile Up on Mt. Tapotcheau, Heavy Pressure Maintained by Naval Gunfire

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/25/1944, Japanese on Bougainville Facing Starvation, Loss of Two-Thirds of Ground Troops Leaves Japs Helpless

Map, Bougainville Island, Google

6/25/1944, German Resistance Stiffening on Central Italian Front, British Repulse Counterattacks North of Perugia

Map, Perugia Italy, Google

6/25/1944, Weekly Averages Show Walker of Dodgers Leading N.L. at .385 & Tucker (CWS) Ahead in A.L. with .361

6/25/1944, Hollywood Stars Bunch Hits During Middle Innings in San Diego for 7-2 Win, Padres Lead Series 3-2

6/25/1944, Ray Prim Scatters Five Hits, Angels Trounce Portland; Top Seven Teams in P.C.L. Separated by Five Games

6/25/1944, Big League Batsmen Mass Produce HRs, Five N.L. Players Homer; Reds' Rookie Konstanty Blanks Cubs 1-0

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June 25, 1944

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6/25/1944, Kesselring Prepares Defense at Pisa, Fresh Armor Covers Retreat; Rumania Oil Storage Areas Bombed, Part 1

6/25/1944, Kesselring Prepares Defense at Pisa, Fresh Armor Covers Retreat; Rumania Oil Storage Areas Bombed, Part 2

Map, Pisa Italy, Google

Map, Giurgiu Rumania, Google (U.S. Bombers Raiding Oil Fields Had Left Storage Area & Harbor at Giurgiu "Blazing")

6/25/1944, Liberators Hit 22 Jap Planes Parked on Yap Island, Bitter Fighting on Biak, Mitchells Blast Jap Freighter

Photo, B-24 Liberator Bomber, Wikipedia

Map; Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia; Google

Map, Yap Island, Wordpress

Map, Biak, Google

Photo; Factory Assembly Line, B-25 Mitchell Bombers, Kansas City; Wikipedia

Photo; B-25 Mitchell Bombers on Flight Deck of U.S.S. Hornet, en Route to Bomb Japan; Wikipedia

Tokyo Bombed, 4/18/1942

Photo; B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Fuel Truck, Ambulance, Air & Ground Crew, Wikipedia

Standard Classes of Japanese Merchant Ships, U.S. Naval Intelligence, Jan. 1945, Declassified; Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/25/1944, Eisenhower Tours Normandy Front with Lt. Col., Reporter, & Three Jeeps; Startles M.P.s; "It's the Big Shot"

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/25/1944, Gas Shortage Results in Swindlers Selling Colored Moth Balls as Additive "Gasoline Pills" for Extra Mileage

6/25/1944, U.S. Gained 24% in Purchasing Income from '42 to '43 & 100% from 1939, Eugene 18% Above National Avg.

Map, Eugene Oregon, Google

6/25/1944; Local Marine Sgt. Eubanks Possesses Jap Full-Dress Uniform, Found While Hunting Snipers on Marshall Islands

Map, Marshall Islands, Google

Map, Pacific Theater, U.S. Army History

Britain Assumes Japan Will Abandon Marshall Islands (Seized from Germany) After World War, 10/7/1914

News Map, Japanese Concentrations in Pacific Theater & Marshall Islands, 4/28/1942

Japs Concentrating Warships & Troop Transports on Marshall Islands, 5/1/1942

Japs Driven from Two More Islands in Marshalls, 2/5/1944

Marshall Islanders Say Japs Unaware of Bible, Natives Hid in Jungle to Sing Christmas Songs, 2/17/1944

Japs Never Knew What Hit Them in Marshall Islands, 2/20/1944

Jap Holdouts on Marshall Islands Blasted in Coordinated Attacks by U.S. Fighters & Bombers, 5/16/1944

Marshall Island Natives Seek U.S. Postwar Control After Pre-War Japanese Mandate, 7/1/1945

6/25/1944, "Buffalo Bill", Friday at McDonald Theater, Bison Killer's Life Told in Glorious Technicolor, Maureen O'Hara

"Buffalo Bill" Playing at the Wisconsin, Ferocious Buffalo; Indians on the Warpath, 5/5/1944

Turner Classic Movies, "Buffalo Bill"

6/25/1944; U.S. Troops on Saipan Island Work Feverously to Get Rations, Fresh Water, Ammo, & Supplies to Front Lines

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/25/1944, Lord Lovat Wounded in France, Wife Visits Him in Hospital, Lovat Was Almost Left Behind in Dieppe Raid

6/25/1944; Pvt. Henry Bunch Killed in Action on June 8 in France, Parents Notified; Sgt. Higginbotham Killed on Biak

6/25/1944, Berliners Crowd Newsstands for Latest on Robot Planes, Germans Hinting at Targeting U.S. Skyscrapers

6/25/1944; Reports Reach London Telling of 7,000 Jews—Interned at Terezin—Dragged to Gas Chambers & Mass-Murdered

Map; Terezín, Czech Republic; Google

Heydrich Buried in Berlin, Countless Thousands Died in His Camps at Dachau & Terezin, 6/10/1942

British Denounce Himmler & Hitler Eulogies for Heydrich, Sadist Who Tortured Thousands at Terezin; 6/22/1942

40,000 Elderly Jews Under Appalling Conditions Held at Terezin Awaiting Deportation to Poland, 9/4/1942

90,000 Jews to Be Imprisoned in Terezin, Same Prison Where Assassin Who Started WWI Was Sent, 9/19/1942

Reign of Terror in Greece; Convoys Carry Jews to Terezin for Eventual Deportation to Poland, 1/30/1943

6/25/1944, Police Fear Revival of Attempts by Gangs to Rule East Side of New York

6/25/1944, Soviet Troops Widen Breakthroughs Around Vitebsk, 1,000 Villages Liberated in Widespread Fighting

Map, Vitebsk, Google

German Motorized & Mechanized Units Assaulting Vitebsk, Heavy Losses on Both Sides, 7/17/1941

Converging Red Army Forces Steadily Reducing German Defenses at Vitebsk, 12/23/1943

Russians Repel Repeated German Counterattacks S.E. of Vitebsk, 12/31/1943

Battle for Vitebsk Intensifying, Deep Zone of German Defenses Slows Soviet Steamroller, 1/1/1944

Soviet Investigators Find 11,000 Corpses Dressed in Polish Uniforms Along Highway to Vitebsk Near Katyn, 1/28/1944

Bloodiest Battles of War in-Progress at Vitebsk, Unbelievable Ferocity, 2/17/1944

6/25/1944, Air Assaults by U.S. Bombers Aim to Wreck Hitler's Transportation, Level Rocket Ramps, & Cut Oil Supplies

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June 25, 1944

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6/25/1944, Bombardier with No Flight Experience Learns to Fly After B-25 Mitchell Ambushed By Jap Planes Over Burma

6/25/1944; Flt. Officer Ray Graetz Shot Down Over Wewak, Sabotages Jap Trucks & Equip. Until Rescued by P.T. Boat

Map; Wewak, Papua New Guinea; Google

6/25/1944, German Reinforcements to Normandy Delayed by Allied Bombing & Insurgents; Gestapo Screens Rail Travelers

6/25/1944; Robot Planes Disrupt S. Britain, but Do Not Draw Off Allied Fighters from Supporting Normany Operations

6/25/1944, New Book by Comedian & No. 1 Entertainer Bob Hope (& Fan of G.I.s) Is Funnier than His Radio Scripts

6/25/1944, Rookie Jim Konstanty Wins First Big League Game by Outpitching Paul Erickson, Reds Blank Cubs 1-0

Jim Konstanty, by Ralph Berger, Society for American Baseball Research

Phils Sweep Reds, Game Two Goes 19 Innings, Reliever Konstanty Works 10 in Nightcap, 9/16/1950

Rubber-Armed Philly Relief Hero Jim Konstanty to Start World Series Opener Against Yanks, 10/4/1950, Part 1

Rubber-Armed Philly Relief Hero Jim Konstanty to Start World Series Opener Against Yanks, 10/4/1950, Part 2

Yanks Win Opener 1-0, Raschi Outduels Konstanty, 10/5/1950, Part 1

Yanks Win Opener 1-0, Raschi Outduels Konstanty, 10/5/1950, Part 2

Boxscore, World Series, Game 1, Yanks at Philadelphia, Brown Double & Two Flies Score Only Run, 10/5/1950

Veteran Philly Reliever Konstanty Tosses Shutout in Boston; Phils-Braves Split, 9/1/1952

Jim Konstanty, Baseball Reference, Relieved in 397 Games, 36 Games Started, Two Shutouts

6/25/1944, Victory Gardeners Battle Various Weeds After Recent Rains & Warm Weather

6/25/1944, Nordberg Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee Fabricates Torpedo Tubes for Navy at Auxiliary Plant Built in 1941

6/25/1944, Braves Pepper Giants 7-2 at Polo Grounds, Boston Strands 11; Ab Wright Homers, Andrews Goes Distance

Ab Wright, Major & Minor League Stats, Baseball Reference, Eight Minor League Seasons with +20 HRs

Wright Hammers Five HRs in Saints-Millers Home-Away Holiday Doubleheader, 7/5/1940

Saints & Millers Split Home Wins, Wright Sets Off Fireworks in Nightcap with 4 HRs & Triple, 7/5/1940

Minneapolis Millers Outfielder Ab Wright Is Public Enemy No. 1 to A.A. Pitchers, 7/26/1940

K.C. Grand Jury Investigating Pop Bottle "Beaning" of Ab Wright, 9/9/1942

Millers' Slugger Ab Wright Out of Baseball, Hit by Pop Bottle; Fan Extradited to K.C., but Inducted into Army; 3/12/1943

6/25/1944; Tattoo Artists Adding Colorful Designs to Anatomies of Miami Youth; Parents Outraged, Want New Law

6/25/1944, Dewey 1940 Campaign Director Will Not Support G.O.P. Unless Platform Calls for World Freedom Crusade

6/25/1944; Admiral Halsey Leapfrogs Japanese Strongholds on Grand Scale by Taking Rabaul, Kavieng, & Emirau

Map; Rabaul, Papua New Guinea; Google

Map; Kavieng, Papua New Guinea; Google

Map; Emirau Island, Papua New Guinea; Google

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June 25/26, 1944

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6/25/1944, First Two Normandy Casualties Flown to U.S. Along with Pre-Invasion Wounded; Most Injured Returns on Hold

6/25/1944, Bloody Fighting in China as Jap Drives on Both Sides of Canton-Hankow Railway Aim to Encircle Hengyang

Map, Hengyang, Google

Map, Canton (now Guangzhou, Guangdong, China—Next to Hong Kong), Google

Map, Hankow (now Wuhan), Google

Map, China 1941, Emerson Kent

Map, China, Approximate Limit of Japanese Control, Mid-April 1944, University of Texas

Map, China 1944, Emerson Kent

6/25/1944, The 57th Seabee Battalion Stationed in South Pacific Votes for Sarasota "Miss Queen Bee" Beauty Contest

Seabees Hard at Work in South Pacific Constructing Airfields on Small Islands, 10/19/1942

Seabees Launch Recruiting Drive, 100,000 Craftsmen Needed for Pacific Islands Work, 6/22/1943

World Famous Seabees; Difficult Done Immediately, Impossible Takes Slightly Longer; 2/17/1944

Seabees Rescue Marines, 5/2/1944

6/25/1944, Hitler's Headquarters Investigating Reports of U.S. Soldiers Shooting German POWs in Normandy

6/25/1944, Saboteurs Blow Up Arms Plant in Denmark; French & Italian Partisans Disrupt German Logistics, Part 1

6/25/1944, Saboteurs Blow Up Arms Plant in Denmark; French & Italian Partisans Disrupt German Logistics, Part 2

6/25/1944, R.A.F. Releases Reports of Raids Last Week on Ports at Le Havre & Boulogne, 80 Enemy Vessels Sunk

Map, Le Havre France, Google

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Boulogne-Sur-Mer France (Next to Calais), Google

6/25/1944, Ernie Pyle, U.S. Troops Occupy Barneville, No War Damage to Town, Citizens Escort in Surrendering Germans

Map, Barneville-Carteret (West Coast of Cherbourg Peninsula) France

6/25/1944; Ford Willow Run Plant at Detroit Will Soon Manufacture 5,000th Liberator Bomber, 3,000 Flown from Factory

Photo, Willow Run B-24 Parking Area, Ypsilanti Historical Society

6/25/1944, Capt. Fischer—Ex-Boss at Grande Ronde Lumber Mill—Now Commands U.S. Army Lumber Depot in Alabama

6/25/1944, Dixie Walker Three-Run HR in 1st Lets Brooklyn & Young Cal McLish Coast to Easy Win Over Phillies

6/25/1944, SSgt Mold Originally from Eugene & Employed in N.J. with Western Electric Is Now M.P. at Base in England

6/25/1944, Cardinals Unleash Heavy Artillery in Pittsburgh with 22-Hit Barrage, Mort Cooper Blanks Bucs 18-0

6/25/1944, Browns Combine Pitching & Offense for 7-1 Victory Against Tigers, Muncrief Wins, Stephens Slaps Four Hits

6/25/1944; SSgt. Murphy Receives Medal as Ball Turret Gunner with 8th A.A.F. Over Europe; Pre-War Construction Driver

6/25/1944, Harold Allen Promoted to Major at Liberator Base in England, Employed by Salem Steel & Supply Before War

6/25/1944, Ex-Eugene Auto Dealer First Lt. Simmons Wins Air Medal with Third Cluster as B-17 Navigator Over Europe

6/25/1944, From Saw Mills in Lane County to Bomber Propellers, SSgt. Lindsey Repairs Battle Damage from Berlin Raids

6/25/1944, Sunday's Probable Starting Pitchers, N.L. & A.L., All Teams Play Two Games, Munger (9-1) vs. Sewell (9-3)

6/25/1944, Baseball Standings; Cards 40-16; Browns 36-27; Last-Place Cleveland 29-33; 2nd-Place Red Sox 32-30

6/25/1944, White Sox Edge Cleveland 2-1 in Chicago, Orval Grove Tosses 8-Hitter Against Tribe, Clarke Two RBI Singles

6/25/1944, Eighty-Piece Marine Band from Parris I. to Play in Spartanburg; Radio, Parade, Concert at Sq., USO Concert

6/25/1944, Sgt. Arthur Smith Killed in Infantry Action in Italy on May 5; SSgt. Feest POW in Germany, B-17 Shot Down

6/25/1944, Babe Dickerson Zaharias Wins Western Open Golf Tournament; Milwaukee Schnits Bow to Belles 7-2

6/25/1944, Sports Editor R.G. Lynch Wants Brewers Baseball Club to Remove Roof from Grandstands at Borchert Field

6/25/1944, Wyrostek of Columbus Red Birds Gains 27 Points to Take Over Association Batting Lead from Peck of Brewers

6/25/1944; Manager Casey Stengel & His Milwaukee Brewers Arrive in Columbus for Four Games, & Then on to Toledo

6/26/1944, Waves of Russian Troops Overrunning German Positions on Eastern Front, Germans Launch 20 Counterattacks

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of 1944, Wikipedia

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6/26/1944, Red Army Penetrates Deeply Echeloned German Fortified Defenses N.W. of Vitebsk, Russians Nearing Borisov

Map, Borisov, Google

Borisov, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jewish Population in 1900 +10,000 of 18,348 & 14,802 of 158,662 in Minsk District

German Mobile Troops Push Beyond Minsk Toward Borisov, Fierce Fighting on Road to Moscow, 7/3/1941

6/26/1944, Map, Battle Zones in Russia

6/26/1944, Life Inside Fortress Europe, Refugees Arriving in Sweden Tell of Public Hangings in Poland, Few Jews Left

6/26/1944, Japanese Retreat on Saipan as U.S. Marines Close In, Main Battle Yet to Come; Iwo Jima Strafed

Map, Saipan, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

6/26/1944, Japs Make Last Stand at Biak's Mokmer Airfield, Battlefield Scene of Dreadful Carnage & Slaughter

Map, Biak Island, Google

Battle of Biak, Pacific War Online Encyclopedia, Kent G. Budge

6/26/1944, Germans Cling to Natural Defenses in Italy; U.S. 5th Army Takes Massa, British 8th Reaches Lake Trasimene

Map, Massa, Google

Map, Lake Trasimeno, Google

6/26/1944, Japs Jittery as Colossal U.S. Fleet Closes In, Heavy Bombers Could Hit Homeland from Saipan

6/26/1944, Neutral Swedish Delegates Attempt to Improve Conditions for Allied POWs in Japanese Camps

6/26/1944, Red Army Encircles Vitebsk, Germans Report 80 Soviet Divisions in Action Without Regard for Losses

Vitebsk, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jewish Population in Vitebsk Was 39,520 of 65,871 in 1897

6/26/1944, Russians Cross Svir River Under Murderous Fire to Smash Finnish Line Between Lakes Lodoga & Onega

Map, Lake Ladoga, Google

Map, Lake Onega, Google

Map, Svir River, Google, Connects Lakes Onega & Ladoga

6/26/1944, Finnish Radio Says Uncontemplated Measures May Be Needed to Save Finland's Independence

Soviet Russia Invades Finland; Finns Declare War, 11/30/1939, Part 1

Soviet Russia Invades Finland; Finns Declare War, 11/30/1939, Part 2

Stalin Creates New Finnish Gov't, Leader Kuussinen Negotiates Pact with Stalin & Molotov, 12/3/1939, Part 1

Stalin Creates New Finnish Gov't, Leader Kuussinen Negociates Pact with Stalin & Molotov, 12/3/1939, Part 2

Finland Makes Peace, Karelian Isthmus Ceded to Russia, 3/21/1940

Finland Declares War on Russia, 6/27/1941

Soviets Advise Finland It Must Surrender Unconditionally, 2/15/1944, Part 1

Soviets Advise Finland It Must Surrender Unconditionally, 2/15/1944, Part 2

Finland Rejects Armistice Terms, Soviets Wanted Cash & Goods, 4/23/1944, Part 1

Finland Rejects Armistice Terms, Soviets Wanted Cash & Goods, 4/23/1944, Part 2

6/26/1944, Building Housing Laborers in South Sylhet India Collapses During Sudden Rainstorm, 304 Buried Alive

Map, South Sylhet, Google

6/26/1944, Germans Almost Out of Ammo at Cherbourg, British Advance Three Miles Past Recaptured Tilly

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/26/1944, G.O.P. Convention Opens Today in Chicago, Dewey Bandwagon Crowded, Boxscore of Delegates Claimed

6/26/1944; Several Pitchers on Target for 20-Win Seasons; Walters Wins 12th; Munger, Voiselle, Borowy Notch 10th Wins

6/26/1944, War Production Board Authorizes Production of 50,000 Cast Iron Bathtubs for August & September

6/26/1944; "Big Train" Walter Johnson Pitches in War Bond Rally Exhibition Game, Recently Voted No. 1 All-Time Pitcher

Johnson Blanks A's 1-0 in 15 Innings on Opening Day, Rommel Strands 13 Senators, 4/14/1926

Walter Johnson (417-279 W-L) Career Stats, Baseball Reference, 110 Shutouts, Completed 531 of 666 Games Started

Walter Johnson Biography, Charles Carey, Society for American Baseball Research

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6/26/1944; Hundreds of Allied Bombers Sweep Ruhr Valley, Hungary, Vienna, Danube, & German Installations in France

Map, Ruhr Germany, Google

Map, Mouth of Danube River at the Black Sea in Rumania, Google

Map, Vienna, Google

Map, Hungary, Google

6/26/1944, Soviets Encircle Vitebsk, Street Fighting Reported, 45,000 Germans Trapped; Eastern Front in Flames; Part 1

6/26/1944, Soviets Encircle Vitebsk, Street Fighting Reported, 45,000 Germans Trapped; Eastern Front in Flames; Part 2

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/26/1944, Japanese Offensive Reaches Outer Defenses of Hengyang, Japs Aim to Establish Supply Line to South

Map, Hengyang China, Google

6/26/1944, Spud Davis 3-Run HR in Home 9th Ties Nightcap Just Before Curfew & Spares Bucs Double Defeat by Cards

6/26/1944, U.S. 8th A.A.F. Fighters Destroy Four German Locomotives, Pilot Describes Strafing as Like Shooting Ducks

6/26/1944, Threat to Homeland Drives Japs to Expend 747 Planes & Six Flattops in Reckless Defense of Marianas

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

6/26/1944, Chinese & British Troops Storm Japanese North Burma Base of Mogaung from Three Sides

Map, Mogaung Burma, Google

6/26/1944, Experienced Men from Alabama Will Work Ohio Farms from 7/1 to 9/1 During Slack Period for Southern State

6/26/1944, U.S. Troops Use Bazookas Against Germans in Cherbourg, Hard Fighting in British Sector of Normandy, Part 1

6/26/1944, U.S. Troops Use Bazookas Against Germans in Cherbourg, Hard Fighting in British Sector of Normandy, Part 2

6/26/1944, Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/26/1944, Canadian Casualties in Normandy Still Unavailable, Bradley Reports More than 1,000 U.S. Casualties Per Day

6/26/1944, Former Darien High School Athlete Sgt. Rosario F. Palumberi Dies on May 17 from Wounds Received in Italy

6/26/1944, John Porter (Shot Down by Jap Zero) Honored for Rescues Along Himalayan "Hump"; Mexican Singer O.D.s

"Battle of the Hump", China-Burma-India Theater, Roughest Transport Run in World, 3/17/1944

Map, India-Burma, Allied Lines of Communication, Airlift (Hump Route) to China Noted, Wikipedia

Photo, Douglas DC-3 Air Transport, Wikipedia

Douglas DC-3 & Its Military Derivative the C-47, Wikipedia

Berlin Airlift; C-47s, 165-170 m.p.h., 72 Gal. Fuel per Hour, 8,065 Flts.; 10/28/1948

History of the AC-47 Gunship (Spooky) as Provided by the AC-119 Gunship Association

N. Viet Troops Overrun Marine Outpost, Leathernecks Assisted by Spooky Gunships Drive off Enemy, 4/21/1969

U.S. Sets Up Bait Base, N. Viets Attack from Cambodia, Floodlights & AC-47s Illuminate Charging Commies, 4/26/1969

N. Viets Invade Paratrooper Base Near the A Shau Valley; Spooky, Dive Bombers, & Choppers Aid Defenders, 6/12/1969

N. Viets Assault 1st Cav. Landing Zone Ike Near Tay Ninh, Spooky Gunships Help Break Attack, 6/20/1969

U.S. Radio Intercepts Reveal Communist Reprisals in Captured Indochina, 5/14/1975

Refugees Report Mass Murders in Cambodia by Victorious Khmer Rouge Communists, 6/24/1975

French Expert on Indochina Jean Lacouture Blames Nixon for Marxist Massacres in Cambodia, 3/23/1977

6/26/1944, Staff Sgt. Forest A. Byerly of Lexington & Now Flying with 7th Bombardment Group in India Awarded Medal

6/26/1944, G.O.P. Out to Recapture Negro Vote, F.D.R. Garnered Negro Votes in '36 & '40 with Slick Double Dealing

6/26/1944; Five Air Armadas Raid Axis Oil Refineries, Railyards, & Factories Prior to Bad Weather; 3,500 Sorties

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6/26/1944, Stalin Announces Capture of Vitebsk, Germans Report Vitebsk Bridgehead Cut Off from Rear Communications

Map, Eastern Front, June to August 1944, Wikipedia

6/26/1944, Radio News Is Skeletonized Reports from Army of Trained Newspaper Reporters & News Gathering Agencies

6/26/1944, Germans Report Capture of Cherbourg by Gen. Bradley's Forces, British Facing Stiff Opposition in Caen Area

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/26/1944, Rationing Calendar, Meat, Cheese, Butter, Canned & Processed Foods, Sugar, Gasoline, Fuel Oil, Shoes

6/26/1944, Reporter Enters Cherbourg at Dawn, Houses in Flames, Gun Battles Still Heard, Streets Dusty & Deserted

6/26/1944; Twenty-Five Men from Old Mexico Arrive in Lawrence, Part of 851 Workers Sent to U.S. to Relieve Shortage

6/26/1944, Volcano Eruption at Mount Cleveland on Chunginadak Island (Aleutians) Forces Evacuation of Army Outpost

Map, Chunginadak Island, Google

6/26/1944, Slugging Outfielder & Guadalcanal Vet Red Durrett of Montreal Royals Hoping to Land at Ebbets with Dodgers

Red Durrett's 3-Run HR in Montreal 9th Defeats Baltimore 5-4 as Royals Top Birds, 9/13/1945

Red Durrett, Baseball Reference

Map; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; Google

Land, Sea, & Air Actions Raging in Solomon Islands; Allies Launch Coordinated Blows at Japs in Pacific; 8/10/1942

Mighty Air & Sea Battle in Progress in Solomons, Japs Attempt to Wipe Out U.S. Gains, 8/25/1942, Part 1

Mighty Air & Sea Battle in Progress in Solomons, Japs Attempt to Wipe Out U.S. Gains, 8/25/1942, Part 2

Japs Land Reinforcements on Guadalcanal & Intensify Shelling of U.S. Positions, 9/16/1942

U.S. Marines Maintain Positions on Guadalcanal Despite Three Days of Fierce Japanese Attacks, 9/17/1942

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Wasp Sunk, Heavy Battles Underway in Solomons, 10/27/1942, Part 1

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Wasp Sunk, Heavy Battles Underway in Solomons, 10/27/1942, Part 2

U.S. Sinks 12 Troopships off Guadalcanal, 20,000 Jap Pioneers Swimming in Deep Pacific, 11/28/1942

Jap Destroyers Intercepted Attempting to Resupply Troops on Guadalcanal, 1/18/1943

Highlights in Guadalcanal Battle, 8/7 U.S. Lands; 2/9 Japs Evacuate; 2/9/1943

Tokyo Announces Evacuation of Guadalcanal, Several Jap Task Forces Remain in Solomons Sector, 2/10/1943, Part 1

Tokyo Announces Evacuation of Guadalcanal, Several Jap Task Forces Remain in Solomons Sector, 2/10/1943, Part 2

Japs Routed from Guadalcanal After Six-Month Battle, Officers Leave by Subs & Ships, 2/11/1943, Part 1

Japs Routed from Guadalcanal After Six-Month Battle, Officers Leave by Subs & Ships, 2/11/1943, Part 2

6/26/1944, U.S. Troops Seize Mt. Tapotchau on Saipan, 1,500 Miles to Tokyo; Carrier Planes Raid Iwo Jima

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Map, Saipan, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Topigraphical Map of Saipan, Department of Defense Mapping Agency (Click to Enlarge)

6/26/1944; U.S. Destroyer Escort Fechteler Lost in Combat in Med.; Casualty Figures Not Stated, but Next of Kin Notified

U.S.S. Fechteler, DE-157 (Destroyer Escort), Wikipedia

6/26/1944, Oregon State Manpower Director Announces Recruiting Drive for 16,000 More War & Shipyard Workers

6/26/1944, Wirephoto Map, Allied Pattern of Attack on Hitler's Europe

6/26/1944, Sixty-Three Residents of U.S.-Japanese Relocation Center in Wyoming Found Guilty of Draft Evasion

6/26/1944; Pacific Greyhound Bus Lines Refuses Standing Passengers, Resulting in Commuter Delays to War Plants

6/26/1944, Spanish Officials Arrange for Transit of War Prisoners from France to Portugal in Mass Exchange for Germans

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