June 21, 1944

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June 26, 1944

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6/26/1944, Soviet Summer Offensive Underway, Red Army Eliminating 45,000 Germans Trapped in Vitebsk, Part 1

6/26/1944, Soviet Summer Offensive Underway, Red Army Eliminating 45,000 Germans Trapped in Vitebsk, Part 2

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/26/1944, U.S. 5th Army Troops in Italy Seize Port of Piombino, Germans Rolled Back at Approaches to Siena

Map, Piombino Porto, Google

Map, Siena, Google

6/26/1944, Paratrooper PFC George E. Crawford Seriously Wounded in France; PFC Wray McQuay Wounded in S. Pacific

6/26/1944, Sgt. Mains Missing Since 6/6, Mother Gets Letter Dated 6/4 from Ranger Son in England & then Telegram

6/26/1944, New Birth Certificate Bill Will Enable Hundreds to Get Jobs at Bell Bomber Plant & Keep Out Saboteurs

6/26/1944, Transport Plane Wreckage Spotted by Air on Mt. Katahdin, 30-Man Army Search Party Looking for Survivors

Map; Mt. Katahdin, Maine; Google

6/26/1944, Baseball Standings, St. Louis Cardinals 41-16; Hartford Laurels 36-16; Milwaukee Brewers 44-20

6/26/1944, Fighting French Leader Gen. Charles de Gaulle Critical of U.S. & British, His Officers Work Against Allies

6/26/1944, Mrs. Hilliard Notified by War Dept. that Her Husband Pvt. Arthur Hilliard Killed in Action 6/2 in Italy

6/26/1944, Mexican & U.S. Agents Cooperate in Effort to Stamp Out Illegal Drug Traffic, Poppy Field in Mexico Destroyed

6/26/1944, Berkeley Councilman to Resign as Member of Berkeley City Council to Enter Navy as Junior Grade Lieutenant

6/26/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 38, Hard Fighting in Normandy Orne River Sector

6/26/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 39, Improving Weather Unleashes Allied Air Forces

6/26/1944; SHAEF Communiques No. 39, No. 37, & No. 38; Mobile German Batteries Battle Allied Warships

6/26/1944; Germans, Italians, & Bulgarians Destroy 1,985 Greek Towns & Villages Since '41 as Reprisals for Insurgencies

6/26/1944, G.O.P. Chicago Convention Plank Calls for Reciprocal Trade Agreements & Protective Tariffs

U.S. Trade Balance; Nixon—First Trade Deficit; $2,000,000,000 Daily Deficit in 2006; Negative $8.7 Trillion 1996-2014

6/26/1944, Browns Entrain for Eastern Swing (N.Y., Boston, Phila., Washington, Cleveland) in Quest for First Pennant

6/26/1944, Oaks Sweep Seattle, 5-2, 6-2; Manager Dolph Camilli Slaps Inside-the-Park HR; Portland at Oakland this Week

Dolph Camilli's Second HR Caps Four-Run Rally in Home 9th as Phils Top Cubs 5-3; 7/29/1936

Camilli Slugs HR, 3 Doubles, & 2 Singles; Dodgers Shade Braves in 15, Game Two Called at 2-2 in 6th, 9/2/1941, Part 1

Camilli Slugs HR, 3 Doubles, & 2 Singles; Dodgers Shade Braves in 15, Game Two Called at 2-2 in 6th, 9/2/1941, Part 2

Camilli Clouts Two Home Runs as Dodgers Dump Braves, 7/18/1943

6/26/1944, Redman Aviator Killed in Training Crash of P-63 at Redman Bombing & Gunnery Range

Map, Redman Oregon, Google

Photo, P-63 Fighter Aircraft, Wikipedia

6/26/1944, Seventy Mph Gale Wrecks Invasion Beaches, Many Vessels Bashed, Lives Lost, C-47s Evacuate Wounded

6/26/1944, Buses Carrying Draftees Leave Tonight, American Legion to Stage Parade from Bus Terminal Down Main St.

6/26/1944, Illinois Manufacturers' Assn. to Contest Constitutionality of Equal Pay for Women, 300,000 Jobs Effected

6/26/1944, Canadian Draftees in British Columbia Who Refuse to Volunteer for Overseas Duty Complain of Discrimination

6/26/1944, Lost Bomber Crew Spotted on Tonto Plateau in Grand Canyon; Engines Stalled, Three Bailed Before Restart

Photo, View from Tonto Plateau Facing North, Outdoor Project

Map, Tonto Trail & Colorado River, Summit Post (Click to Enlarge)

Satellite View, Tonto Trail, Google

Map, Grand Canyon National Park, Google

6/26/1944, Nazis Renew Robot Bombing of Southern England as Hundreds of Allied Warplanes Sweep Normandy & France

6/26/1944, Pacific Coast League Standings, Sacramento Salons Only Club of Eight Below .500

6/26/1944, Los Angeles Sweeps Pair from Portland, Angels Take Week's Series from Beavers Five Games to Two

6/26/1944, Monthly Speed Checks Show Most California Drivers at Less than 49 Mph, Only 8% Drive at Optimum 35 Mph

6/26/1944, Bill Voiselle Hurls Tenth Victory in Nightcap as Giants Split with Boston; Braves Win Opener Behind Barrett

6/26/1944, D-Day Casualties: Ex-Mailman & Glider Troop James Mullinnix Injured June 6; Red McDonald KIA on June 7

6/26/1944, U.S. Carrier Planes Raid Bonin Islands (700 Miles S.E. of Tokyo) & Kazan Islands, Jap Cargo Ships Sunk

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Map, Bonin Islands, Google

Volcano (Kazan) Islands, Wikipedia

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June 26, 1944

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6/26/1944, Germans Maintain Tenacious Grip on Caen, Monty Wants Depth, Brits' Drive Past Tilly Sets Off Fierce Fighting

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/26/1944, German Communique, Enemy Spearheads Smashed in Normandy, Heavy Battles in Italy, Soviets Lose 73 Tanks

6/26/1944, Blackout Lifted in Holy Land, Lights Shone for First Time Since 1940 in Land of Christianity's Birth

6/26/1944; British 8th Slowed at Lake Trasimeno by Rain & German Big Guns, MGs, Mortars, & Hard-Fighting Infantry

Map; Lake Trasimeno, Italy; Google

6/26/1944; Soviet Offensive Steamrolls Heavily Fortified German Positions; Mogilev & Bobruisk Nearly Encircled, Part 1

6/26/1944; Soviet Offensive Steamrolls Heavily Fortified German Positions; Mogilev & Bobruisk Nearly Encircled, Part 2

Map, Eastern Front, June to August 1944, Wikipedia

Map, Mogilev, Google

Mogilev, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jews Numbered 19,398 Out of Mogilev's Population of 43,106 in 1897

Map, Bobruisk, Google

Bobruisk, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia; 19,125 of 35,177 in Bobruisk Were Jewish in 1898, District Total 49,858 of 256,095

6/26/1944, Cherbourg Offers Allies Deep-Water Port Despite German Demolitions, Supplies Should Begin Pouring in Soon

6/26/1944, Allies May Attempt Normandy Breakout on Right Flank, German Reserves Covering Left Flank & Calais, Part 1

6/26/1944, Allies May Attempt Normandy Breakout on Right Flank, German Reserves Covering Left Flank & Calais, Part 2

6/26/1944; New England Shipyards to Eliminate Third Shift; 16,000 Naval Cadets to Be Withdrawn, Losses Overestimated

6/26/1944; In the Service; Army Engineer Pvt. Leonard on Leave; Verdelle Clark Instructor at Amphibious Training Base

6/26/1944, Japs Encircling Hengyang, P-40s of Chinese-American Composite Wing Support Beleaguered Hengyang

Map, Hengyang, Google

Photo, P-40s Over China, Wikipedia

Burmese Natives Report Location of Jap Bomber Crash to Confirm 101st Kill for "Flying Tigers", 2/9/1942

"Flying Tigers" Provide Adventure & Thrill in Burma, Ex-U.S. Army Pilots Down 48 Japs over Christmas, 2/16/1942

U.S. Volunteer Flyers Move to New Base After Abandoning Rangoon, 3/9/1942

"Flying Tigers" Amazed at Own Record of 400 Jap Planes Downed, 4/27/1942

Nine "Flying Tiger" Pilots & Adventurers Back in U.S. Looking for Dates, Say Japs Had No Regard for Danger; 7/16/1942

Chennault's China Air Task Force—Thorn in Side of Japanese, 12/19/1943

"Blood Chit"; Issued to U.S. Fliers by China; 'Ally in War with Japan, Provide Aid if Needed'; Wikipedia, Robert Baldwin

Flying Tigers, Wikipedia

6/26/1944; Flying Fortress Navigator Lt. Vital G.E. Turmenne Missing Over France Since June 8, Former Honor Student

6/26/1944; Marine Cpl. Pomeroy Back in U.S. After Two Years in Solomans, Earned Medals in Munda & Guadalcanal

Map; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; Google

Reinforced Jap Troops Supported by Sea & Air Intensify Efforts to Drive U.S. Marines off Guadalcanal, 9/16/1942, Part 1

Reinforced Jap Troops Supported by Sea & Air Intensify Efforts to Drive U.S. Marines off Guadalcanal, 9/16/1942, Part 2

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google

Jap Pillboxes Defend Munda Airfield; U.S. Drive Stalls for Three Weeks, but Yanks Gain 500 Yards Wed.; 7/28/1943

Yanks Within 1.25 Miles of Jap Air Strip at Munda, 7/29/1943

Japs Bitterly Contest Last Mile of U.S. Drive on Munda Airfield, 7/30/1943, Part 1

Japs Bitterly Contest Last Mile of U.S. Drive on Munda Airfield, 7/30/1943, Part 2

Battle of Munda Over Except for Mopping Up, Jap Pillboxes Finally Solved with Flamethrowers, 8/6/1943

6/26/1944, By Grantland Rice; Babe Didrikson, Remarkable Woman Athlete; Golf, Tennis, Track, Boxing, Basketball, Etc.

6/26/1944, Reds-Cubs Split in Cincy, Walters Wins Opener 4-3 for 12th Win, Passeau Blanks Reds 5-0 in Nightcap

6/26/1944, Baseball Standings, Both St. Louis Clubs in Front; White Sox in 2nd with 30 Wins, Indians in Last with 29 Wins

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June 26, 1944

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6/26/1944, Ernie Pyle Tours Liberated Areas on Cherbourg Peninsula in Jeep, U.S. Troops Straggle Back from Battles

6/26/1944, Capt. John Douglas Gall Killed in Action, Gall Joined Canadian Grenadier Guards Day After War Declared

6/26/1944, Glider Pilot Lieut. Col. Michael C. Murphy Injured in Normandy & Returned to U.S.; Murphy Praises Medics

6/26/1944, Sgt. B.C. Hagler (Starr Route, Northport) Assigned to Tiger Stripe Marauder Bombing Group in England

Five Marauder Bombers Sustain Heavy Battle Damage Over Holland, 1/13/1944, Stars & Stripes (Click to Enlarge)

Photo, B-26 Martin Marauder, Wikipedia

U.S.A.A.F. Recruiting Poster Using Drawings of B-26s Strafing & Bombing Enemy Airdromes, Wikipedia

Photo, Close-Up In-Flight Frontal View of B-26, Wikipedia

Photo, Flak-Damaged B-26 Still Flying, Wikipedia

Martin B-26 Marauders Unit Veterans Official Website

Photo, B-26s Parked on Flightline in Texas

Martin B-26 Marauder, Wikipedia, Medium Bomber, 5,288 Produced

6/26/1944, Trains Not Running Between Spain & France, CBS Report from Madrid Says Traffic Across France a Mess

6/26/1944, Baseball Standings, Atlanta Crackers 34-23; Little Rock Travelers 35-24; Memphis Chickasaws 34-24

6/26/1944, SS Letitia (Sister Ship Athenia) Conversion into Hospital Ship Underway at Montreal Shipyard

Glasgo Liner Athenia Torpedoed & Sunk West of Scotland, 1,400 Passengers Onboard, 9/4/1939

Athenia (13,581 Tons) Torpedoed Without Warning, Norwegian Ship Picks Up 430 Survivors, 9/5/1939, Part 1

Athenia (13,581 Tons) Torpedoed Without Warning, Norwegian Ship Picks Up 430 Survivors, 9/5/1939, Part 2

U-Boat Captain Torpedoes Athenia After Mistaking it for Warship & then Hides Blunder by Not Reporting It, U-Boat Aces

Photo, SS Athenia, Wikipedia

Merchant Navy Prefixes, Wikipedia

National Navy Prefixes, Wikipedia

HMS/HMCS Leticia: Ship Movement Chart, 1942-1945, For Posterity's Sake

SS Leticia 1924; HMS Leticia 1939; HMCS Leticia 1944; SS Empire Brent 1946; SS Captain Cook 1952; For Posterity's Sake

SS Leticia History, Memim

SS Leticia, Wikipedia

6/26/1944, Southworth Protests Card-Buc 5-5 Tie; Spud Davis's Tying 9-Inning HR Went Through Screen Instead of Over

6/26/1944, Barons Sweep Crackers 5-3 & 2-0, Fox (11-3) Supported by Manager Riddle's Hitting, Ferguson Tosses 3-Hitter

6/26/1944, Former Tennessee Volunteers Blocking Back 2nd Lt. Ike Peel Seriously Wounded in Europe

Tennessee Volunteers Crown Flawless '38 Season with Rough & Tumble 17-0 Orange Bowl Win Over Oklahoma, 3/3/1939

Tennessee (11-0) & Texas Christian (11-0) Lay Claim to National Football Championship, 3/3/1939

Tennessee Football Machine Shows Precision & Power by Defeating Alabama 21-0, 10/22/1939

Vols Qualify for Rose Bowl by Defeating Auburn 7-0, Tennessee Finishes Undefeated & Unscored Upon, 12/10/1939

Throng of 92,000 Expected at Rose Bowl, Mighty Trojans (7-0-2) to Test Tennessee's Perfect Shutout Record, 12/30/1939

Trojans Win 25th Rose Bowl Classic 14-0, Tennessee's Goal Line Crossed for First Time in 15 Encounters, 1/2/1940

U. of Tennessee Football Coach Robert Neyland Recalled to Active Duty in Army Engineers, 4/29/1941

Vols' Blocking Back Ike Peel Deferred from Army Due to Previous Training, 8/8/1941

Blocking Backs No Longer 'Forgotten Men of Football', Jenkins, McDonald, Cheatham, Kimsey, Peel, Dees, 11/20/1941

Ike Peel Relaxes at Home, Says He's Had a "Wonderful Life"; Vols Went 39-4 During Peel's Career; 10/22/2003

6/26/1944; Brooklyn Completes Four-Game Sweep of Phillies by Taking Twin Bill, 4-1, 2-1, Behind Davis & Melton

6/26/1944, White Sox Climb into Second by Sweeping Indians 11-0 & 4-3 Before 26,442 in Chicago; Tucker HR & 4 Singles

6/26/1944, Columbus Challenges Assumption that Milwaukee Will Host All Star Game, Twin Wins Cut Brews Lead to Five

American Association All Stars Humble Host Minneapolis 6-1 (Millers Led League on July 5), 7/17/1941

6/26/1944; Reds Begin Unearned Two-Day Rest Before Braves Arrive Wed. for Evening Twin Bill, Proceeds to War Relief

6/26/1944, Milwaukee Brewers of American Association Put $75,000 Tag on Outfielder Hal Peck (Leading A.A. Hitter)

6/26/1944, News Photo, Red Army Tanks Roll Through Viipuri Finland After Fall of Port City

Map, Viipuri (Vyborg), Google

Photo, Model of Red Army IS2 Tank, Axis History Forum (IS or JS for Stalin's Initials)

Red Army JS-2 Tank, Hobby Master, 46 Tons; 122mm Gun; 12.7mm MG; 7.62mm MG

Red Army Hammers at Door of Viipuri, Russians Capture 475 Defensive Fortifications in Past Week, 2/19/1940

Finns Flee Viipuri, Hango, & Karelian Isthmus in Front of Soviet Occupation Troops; 3/29/1940

Retreating Russians Leave Tallinn & Viipuri in Flames, 9/1/1941

Swedes Reporting Fall of Viipuri to Russian Army, 6/20/1944, Part 1

Swedes Reporting Fall of Viipuri to Russian Army, 6/20/1944, Part 2

Finns Successfully Resettle Half-Million Refugees Escaping Soviet Occupation, 6/17/1950

6/26/1944, Swedish Track Star Gunder Haegg Sets New World Mark of 8:46.4 for Two-Mile Run Sunday in Stockholm

6/26/1944, Seven Juveniles Arrested for Car Theft & Later Attempting to Steal Tow Truck When They Developed a Flat

6/26/1944, Cleveland Habit of Dropping Doubleheaders Puts Them in Cellar, Rain Shortens Nightcap, Boudreau Protests

6/26/1944, Possible American League All Star Roster Shaping Up, Tex Hughson of Red Sox Favored as Starting Pitcher

Ted Williams Winning HR Neutralizes Arky Vaughan HRs, A.L. Edges N.L. 7-5 in Detroit, 7/9/1941

All Star Game Boxscore, Attendance 54,674, Feller Fans 4 in 3ip, 7/9/1941

6/26/1944; Hollywood Spotlight; Jimmy Stewart Not Returning on Leave; He Writes, We're Here Until the Job is Finished

6/26/1944, Browns Win Two in St. Louis from Tigers, McQuinn HR Ties Game One in 9th, Browns Coast in Nightcap

6/26/1944, International League Standings, Baltimore Orioles 35-24; Montreal Royals 32-26; Jersey City Giants 33-28

6/26/1944, Fighter Base in England, Fortress Flier Lieut. Burdge Finishes Tour of Duty & Volunteers to Fly Fighters

6/26/1944, Mother Shakes with Excitement After Hearing G.I. Son Interviewed on Radio from Iran, No Contact Since 1942

British & Russian Troops Marching on Iranian Capital of Teheran, 9/16/1941, Part 1

British & Russian Troops Marching on Iranian Capital of Teheran, 9/16/1941, Part 2

Stalin, Churchill, & Roosevelt Agree After Conferences in Teheran on Plan to Crush Germany; 12/6/1943, Part 1

Stalin, Churchill, & Roosevelt Agree After Conferences in Teheran on Plan to Crush Germany; 12/6/1943, Part 2

6/26/1944; U.S. Railroads Hauling More Freight, Passengers, & Troops than Ever Before in History

6/26/1944, U.S. Steel Producers Under Increased Pressure for Deliveries

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June 26/27, 1944

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6/26/1944, R.A.A.F. Reducing Enemy Compressed into Wewak Area, Jap Evacuation Blocked by Allied Base at Tadji

Map; Wewak, Papua New Guinea; Google

Tadji Airport, World Airport Codes

Tadji Airfield, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Wrecks

Allied Planes Now Using Tadji Airfield, 4/26/1944

6/26/1944, Foreign Policy Conflict Between G.O.P. "Internationalists" & "Nationalists" Seems Headed for Convention Floor

6/26/1944, Carpenters Union Head William L. Hutcheson Supported by UMW & AFL Labor Leaders as Republican V.P.

William Hutcheson, Conservative Craft Unionist Who Competed Against Mass Industrial Labor Unions, Wikipedia

Supreme Court Hears Case on Legality of Charging Union Leader Hutchenson with Obstruction of Commerce, 12/11/1940

6/26/1944, Georgia Gov. Arnall Predicts F.D.R. for 4th Term & Wallace as V.P.; So. Democrats Threaten Elector Revolt

6/26/1944; Japs Retreat on Biak; Allied Air Raids Target Yap, Truk, Palau, Woleal, Kornasoren Airfield, & Much More

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Map; Biak, Indonesia; Google

Map; Yap, Federated States of Micronesia; Google

Map; Truk, Federated States of Micronesia; Google

Map, Outline of U.S. Map Superimposed Over Pacific War Theater

Map, Palau Islands, Google

Map; Woleai, Federated States of Micronesia; Google

Map; Kornasoren, East Numfor, Biak Numfor Regency, Papua, Indonesia

6/26/1944, Shortage of Technicians Due to Draft & Lack of College Graduates in Sciences Threatens to Impair Oil Industry

6/26/1944; Milwaukee Schnits Split Two with Kenosha Comets, 6-0, 7-5, in All-American Girls' League; Thompson Shutout

6/26/1944, Major League Roundup, Walters Wins 12th, Cards' Munger Improves W-L to 10-1, Hughson Blanks Washington

6/26/1944; N.L. Boxscores; Four Sunday Twin Bills; Spud Davis, Ernie Lombardi, Tommy Holmes, & Bill Nicholson Homer

6/26/1944, A.L. Boxscores, Browns Sweep Tigers, Senators-Red Sox Split, Yanks Win Two from A's, Chisox Sweep Indians

6/26/1944; Toledo Mud Hens Score Twin Victories Over Lowly Kansas City Blues, 7-4, 11-5; Saints Humble Indianapolis

6/26/1944, Major League Attendance Totals, A.L. 73,925; N.L. 69,451; Pittsburgh 33,111; Philadelphia A's 29,197

6/26/1944, Brewers Leave Columbus After Double Drubbing, Red Birds Close to Within Five Games of Milwaukee

6/26/1944, Brewers Reshuffle Catching Department, Easterwood Obtained from Cubs; Stengel Says Levy Capable in OF

Cards Win Two at Chicago, 11-3, 5-4; Catcher Easterwood Homers for Cubs in Opener, 4/24/1944

6/26/1944, Mr. F.W. Landy Gets Letter from Escaped POW, Writer Says Landy's POW Son Lt. P.W. Landy in Good Health

6/26/1944, Madras India Sees 38 Road Accidents Last Week, 16 Injured, 10 Cars, 10 Lorries, 10 Buses, 5 Rickshaws, Etc.

Map, Madras (Now Chennai) India, Google

6/26/1944, Gotham Hopes Blossom as Surging Yanks Return Home Wednesday for 14-Game Home Stand, Bonham Back

6/26/1944, American Nurses at U.S. Navy Hospital in English Coastal Town Care for Wounded Arriving from Normandy

6/26/1944; Dies Not Running for Senate Due to Health, Leads Prayer for Invasion Troops, Calls 'New Deal' Communistic

6/26/1944, Partinheimer Outduels Acosta 2-1 in 12 Innings, Creel Limits Brews in Nightcap, Red Birds Sweep Milwaukee

6/26/1944, New York Giants Purchase 19-Year-Old Righthanded Hurler Andy Hansen (2 Shutouts, 8-4) from Jersey City

6/26/1944, St. Paul Deals Double Defeat to Indianapolis, Nitcholas Tosses Shutout in Opener, Saints Win Nightcap 5-4

Otho Nitcholas, Baseball Reference

6/27/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 40, Allies Pressing Forward in Cherbourg, German Resistance Bitter

6/27/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 41, Liberation of Cherbourg Near, German Counterattacks Repulsed in Eastern Sector

6/27/1944, British & Canadians Attempt to Outflank Caen with Large-Scale Attack in Eastern Sector of Normandy

Map, Normandy Bridgehead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/27/1944, Carentan France in Ruins, Americans Use Bulldozers to Push Through Debris, Bridge-Builders Follow

Map, Carentan France, Google

6/27/1944, Red Army Enters Vitebsk, Five German Divisions Caught in Trap; Germans Knock Out 252 Tanks Saturday

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/27/1944, British 8th Army in Italy Opens All-Out Attack Against Strong German Mountain Positions Near Lake Trasimeno

Map; Lake Trasimeno, Italy; Google

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June 27, 1944

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6/27/1944, Broadcaster Reports Cherbourg Occupied by U.S. Troops, Isolated German Pillboxes & Snipers Still Resisting

6/27/1944, Chinese & British Colonial Units Under General Stillwell Fight Way into Mogaung, Battle for Town Raging

Map, Mogaung Burma, Google

6/27/1944, German Reserves on Eastern Front Switching Back & Forth in Attempts to Maintain Tempo of Soviet Offensive

6/27/1944, Germans Nervous About Caen-Tilly Sector, British Tanks Attempting to Burst Through German Concentrations

6/27/1944, Soviet Troops Fight Way into Olonets & Push S.W. of Medvezhya Gora, Finns Cleared Out of Koivisto Island

Map, Olonets (Eastern Side of Lake Ladoga), Google

Olonets Seeks Union with Finnish People, 5/25/1919

Finns Capture & Pass Olonets, 9/9/1941

Map, Medvezhya Gora (Northern Tip of Lake Onega), Google

Finns Pushed Back from Murmansk Drive with Heavy Losses Near Lake Onega Sector, 1/18/1942, Part 1

Finns Pushed Back from Murmansk Drive with Heavy Losses Near Lake Onega Sector, 1/18/1942, Part 2

Map, Koivisto Island (Northeastern Gulf of Finland, South of Viipuri/Vyborg/Viborg), Google

Photo, Finnish Troops in 1941 on Parade in Viipuri, Wikipedia

Koivisto Fort Captured by Reds, 2/26/1940, Part 1

Koivisto Fort Captured by Reds, 2/26/1940, Part 2

Koivisto Falls, Finns-Russians Locked in Biggest Battle of War, 2/27/1940

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

6/27/1944; Glider Trooper Cpl. James Mullinnix "Slightly Injured" on D-Day, Now at English Base in Hospital Convalescing

6/27/1944, Experts Rushed to Cherbourg for Conversion to Supply Port, Monty Launches Powerful Offensive, Part 1

6/27/1944, Experts Rushed to Cherbourg for Conversion to Supply Port, Monty Launches Powerful Offensive, Part 2

6/27/1944, Four Red Armies Converging on Minsk; 6,000 Germans Killed in Vitebsk, Garrison Remnants Encircled to West

Map, Eastern Front, June to August 1944, Wikipedia

6/27/1944, German F.M. von Ribbentrop in Helsinki, Finns to Remain in War Despite Bad News from Front, Part 1

6/27/1944, German F.M. von Ribbentrop in Helsinki, Finns to Remain in War Despite Bad News from Front, Part 2

Ribbentrop Arrives in Moscow Wed. to Sign Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, Warsaw Stunned but Calm, 8/23/1939

Ribbentrop Meets with Stalin & Molotov in Moscow to Discuss Partition of Poland, 9/28/1939

Ribbontrop in Moscow Negotiating Poland's Liquidation, Estonia Agrees to Russian Navy Bases, 9/29/1939

Ribbontrop Signs Nazi-Soviet Treaty Establishing New Russian-German Frontier, 9/29/1939

F.D.R. Shocked by Russian Invasion of Finland, 12/1/1939, Part 1

F.D.R. Shocked by Russian Invasion of Finland, 12/1/1939, Part 2

Ribbentrop Explains German Declaration of War on Soviet Union, 6/22/1941

6/27/1944, Powerful Red Army Ceaselessly Attacking German Forward Positions, Refugees Returning to Vitebsk, Part 1

6/27/1944, Powerful Red Army Ceaselessly Attacking German Forward Positions, Refugees Returning to Vitebsk, Part 2

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/27/1944, Yanks Encounter "Savages" on Biak Island, No Evidence of Missionary Influence or Schooling

Map, Biak Island, Google

6/27/1944, Zionist Organization in London Wants Mass Immigration of Jews from Europe to Palestine After War

6/27/1944, U.S. Officials Tackle Problem of Helping Russia Rebuild with Deliveries of Peacetime Goods After War

6/27/1944, Allied Naval Task Force at Cherbourg Comes Under Heavy Shore Fire After Closing in to Support Infantry

6/27/1944, Fortress Town of Chiusi in Central Italy Falls to British 8th Army After Week of Bitter Street Fighting

Map, Chiusi Italy, Google

6/27/1944, Jap Defense Stiffens Along Island-Wide Front on Saipan, Japs Hold Half of Island, Bloody Battles Ahead

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Google

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

6/27/1944, Japanese News Agency Reports Approximately 100 U.S. Planes Raided Guam Again Tuesday

6/27/1944, Tokyo Reports 170-Plane Raid Against Guam, Jap Saipan Capital Garapan Shattered by U.S. Land Artillery

Guam, Satellite View, Google

Spain Agrees to Cede Guam to U.S., 12/15/1898

Text of Spanish-U.S. Peace Treaty; Guam, Cuba, P.I., & Puerto Rico Ceded to U.S. for $20,000,000, 12/21/1898

President William McKinley Submits Text of Spanish-U.S. Peace Treaty to Congress for Ratification, 1/6/1899

Proposals to Fortify Guam by U.S. Severely Criticized in Japanese Press, 1/19/1939

U.S. Naval Board Recommends Turning Small Island of Guam into Fortified Air & Submarine Base, 2/3/1939

Japs Declare Fortification of Guam by U.S. Could Result in War, Japan Wants to Purchase Guam for Peace, 6/11/1939

Japanese Landing Forces Occupy Guam, 350 U.S. POWs Taken, 12/11/1941

U.S. Marines on Guam Advance 3,000 Yards Against Jap Counterattacks, 7/27/1944

Six Japs Hanged on Guam for War Atrocities, 6/20/1947

Capital of Guam Flattened by Typhoon, 11/13/1962, Part 1

Capital of Guam Flattened by Typhoon, 11/13/1962, Part 2

Guam on Wartime Status, Home of Giant B-52s Preparing for Viet Missions, Ground Crews on 12-Hour Shifts, 12/19/1965

B-52s Line Runways at Andersen A.F.B. Guam as U.S. Resumes Bombing Hanoi, 12/26/1972

Photo, B-52s in 1972 Awaiting Takeoff from Guam for Mission to Hanoi, Wikipedia

Viet War Ops End for U.S., Congressional Cutoff; U.S. Jets Bid Farewell to Phnom Penh with Flyby; 8/15/1973, Part 1

Viet War Ops End for U.S., Congressional Cutoff; U.S. Jets Bid Farewell to Phnom Penh with Flyby; 8/15/1973, Part 2

Thousands of Viet Refugees Pouring into Guam, 4/24/1975

Communists Seal Off Cambodia, Mass Atrocities, Forced Evacuation of Phnom Penh, Bodies Float Down Rivers, 6/23/1975

6/27/1944, Germans Hang 100 Frenchmen After Recapturing Guerilla-Held Village of Ussel

Map, Ussel France, Google

6/27/1944, Indian Red Cross Announces Messages Up to 25 Words Can Now Be Sent to Internees Under Japanese Control

6/27/1944, Gold-Digging Sisters May Have Bumped Off Mother & Other Sister to Gain Access to Mother's $50,000 Estate

6/27/1944, Applications for Business Permits Pouring in to Local Price Regulation Committee in Glasgow

6/27/1944, Pirates Enjoy Off Day, Catcher Lopez & Pitcher Strincevich Reclassified 2-A, Giants in Town Wed.

Selective Service System Classifications, Cufon

6/27/1944, Pacific Coast League Standings, San Francisco Seals 43-36; San Diego Padres 42-40; Oakland Acorns 39-38

6/27/1944, P.C.L.-Leading Seals Face No. 2 Padres in San Diego Tonight, Oakland Hosts Portland

6/27/1944, England Sees Hours-Long Armada of Anglo-U.S. Heavies Flying South, Nazi Home Radio Service Sounds Alarms

6/27/1944, Two Galena Boys Wounded on June 6 in France, Both Paratroopers, Pvt. Harvey Everson Wounded Critically

Map, Galena Illinois, Google

6/27/1944, G.O.P. Convention Glances, Sioux Chief & S.D. Alt. Delegate Dressed in Tribal Buckskin & Feathered Bonnet

6/27/1944, N.Y. Gov. Dewey May Dash by Train to Chicago to Give G.O.P. Acceptance Speech if Nominated for President

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6/27/1944, Long-Distance Bombers from S.W. Pacific Command Add Yap & Palau to Their Regular Visiting Calls

Map, Yap & Palau Islands, Google

6/27/1944, Clouds & Gales Limit Air Blows from Britain; U.S. Heavies Based in Italy & Russia Hit Rail & Oil Centers, Part 1

6/27/1944, Clouds & Gales Limit Air Blows from Britain; U.S. Heavies Based in Italy & Russia Hit Rail & Oil Centers, Part 2

6/27/1944, Tokyo States Marianas in Grave Danger, U.S. Forces Advance 500-800 Yards Around Mt. Tapotchau Saipan

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Map; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Google

6/27/1944, Germans Launch Steady Robot Bomb Attacks on S. England in Poor Weather; 36 U.S. Heavy Bombers Lost

6/27/1944, Distances at Sea Between Australian & New Zealand Ports; Sydney to Freemantle 2,100 Miles, Etc.

6/27/1944, Lawrence War Boom Delays Trash Collection; Business Pickup Mon., Wed., Fri.; Residential Tue., Thu., Sat.

6/27/1944, British Admiralty Court Deals with Motions Regarding Previously Seized Axis Ships & Cargo

6/27/1944, War Shipping Administration Reports Traffic Jam at San Francisco Harbor Due to Merchant Seamen Shortage

6/27/1944, U.S. & Britain Exchange Views on Holding International Conference on Cooperation in Civil Air Transport

6/27/1944, Former President Hoover Arrives in Chicago for G.O.P. Convention, Hoover Supports Dewey for Nomination

Famine Depopulates Villages from Poland to Siberia, Mr. Hoover Competently Supervises Famine Relief, 2/28/1922

Herbert Hoover Opposes Entry into War on Side of Stalin, London Daily Mirror Calls Hoover Nazi Mouthpiece, 6/30/1941

6/27/1944, Three Large U.S. Transport Planes Shot Down in Med. & Atlantic Theaters by Mistaken Friendly Fire

6/27/1944, District Casualties, Pvt. Raymond Wilhelm Killed in Action on D-Day, Sgt. John Furiga Killed on Road to Rome

6/27/1944, Pittsburgh Police Motorcycle Squads to Distribute 10,000 "Pause for Prayer" (Victory & Lasting Peace) Posters

6/27/1944, Tornadoes' Toll Reaches 153, West Virginia Deaths at 108; Bulldozers & Heavy Equip. Prepared for Dispatch

Map; Clarksburg, West Virginia (Disaster Relief Location); Google

6/27/1944; D-Day & Normandy Battles Add Daily to Windsor Causality Totals, Lt. Thomas J. Tighe Killed in Action

6/27/1944, Flight Officer William Beuglet Injured During Bomber Crash in England & Returned to Canada on Hospital Ship

6/27/1944, Canada's War Vehicle Production Reaches 650,000 Units, 3,500 Tanks for Russia, 145 Locomotives for India

6/27/1944, Movie Producer Cecil B. DeMille Praises Dewey & Flag-Draped G.O.P. Chicago Convention Extravaganza

6/27/1944, Yankees-Dodgers-Giants Stage Three-Way Exhibition at Polo Grounds Before 50,000 for War Bond Promotion

6/27/1944, Baseball Standings, American Association, International League, Pacific Coast League, N.L., A.L.

6/27/1944, Tight Race in Pacific Coast League Set to Unscramble Slightly, Last-Place Sacramento Hosts Hollywood

California Baseball League Officials Hold Pre-Season Meeting, 3/20/1902

California Baseball League Schedule, 3/24/1902

L.A. Tames Oakland in Final Cal. League Game, Crystal Drops Two Fly Balls then Ejects Foul-Mouth Fan, 12/7/1902

Final California League Standings, 12/10/1902

Cal League Expanding to Six-Team Coast League with Seattle & Portland; Cal League Batting Stats, 12/15/1902

Portland Baseball Association Files Articles of Incorporation for Admission into Pacific Coast League, 12/19/1902

Seattle Almost Set to Join New Coast League; Final California League Fielding Stats, 12/22/1902

S.F. Baseball Promoter Henry Harris Leaves Portland for Seattle, Aims to Organize New Pacific Coast League; 12/23/1902

Final Arrangements Completed for Incorporation of Seattle Baseball Team into New Pacific Coast League, 12/25/1902

Portland Baseball Club Pres. J.P. Marshall (from Northwest League) to Attend Pacific Coast League Meeting, 12/28/1902

New Coast League Checkmates Northwest League, Final California League Pitching Stats, 12/29/1902

Pacific Coast League Officially Organized in S.F., 12/30/1902

California League Expands to Pacific Coast League, '03 Season Will Be 3/26 to 11/29, Monday Travel Day, 12/30/1902

Portland Players Under Contract with Northwest League Warned Not to Join Coast League, 12/30/1902

P.C.L. Adopts Schedule Format, Monday Travel, S.F. & Oakland Get Extra Games, 12/31/1902

L.A. Manager Morely Satisfied with New Coast League, 1/3/1903

Minor Leagues & Pacific Northwest League Agree to Blacklist all P.C.L. Players, 1/4/1903

P.C.L. Opens in S.F., Players (in Carriages) & Band Parade on Market Street, Home Team Tops Portland, 3/27/1903

Los Angeles Edges Seattle 2-1 in Pacific Coast League Opener at Chutes Park, 3/27/1903

P.C.L. Opens in L.A., Brass Bands, Auto Horns, Mayor Snyder Leads Fiesta-Like Street Parade, 3/27/1903

Oakland Loses P.C.L. Opener at Sacramento, Gov. Pardee Tosses First Pitch, Parade Through Business Streets, 3/27/1903

Pacific Coast League Final Standings, 11/30/1903

Final Batting & Fielding Stats for Los Angeles, 11/30/1903

P.C.L. Pitching, Newton (L.A.) 35-12; Hughes (Sea.) 34-15; Hall (L.A.) 33-19; + 9 More 20-Gm Winners; 11/30/1903

L.A. Angels Season Review, Strong Pitching & Fielding, L.A. Proud of Ball Club, Day of Rowdy Players Gone, 11/30/1903

P.C.L. Season Ends at Recreation Park S.F., Whalen Blanks Oaks 3-0, Lively Morning Game Ends in Tie, 11/30/1903, Part 1

P.C.L. Season Ends at Recreation Park S.F., Whalen Blanks Oaks 3-0, Lively Morning Game Ends in Tie, 11/30/1903, Part 2

6/27/1944, By Grantland Rice, Which Pitcher Won More Games? Christy Mathewson or Grover Cleveland Alexander?

Mathewson Blanks Boston, 6/29/1911

Christy Mathewson, Baseball Reference, 373-188 W-L; 552 Games Started; 435 Complete Games; 79 Shutouts

Alexander Shuts Out Cards, Butler Breaks Up No-Hit Bid in 9th with Two-Out Single, 6/6/1915

Grover Cleveland (Pete) Alexander, Baseball Reference, 373-208 W-L; 600 Starts; 436 Complete Games, 90 Shutouts

6/27/1944, Russian Offensive Captures Railway Station Nine Miles N.E. of Orsha, Soviets Destroy 44 German Tanks

Map, Orsha, Google

6/27/1944, Three Soviet Armies Launch Full-Scale Offensive Across 125-Mile Front After Breakthroughs at Vitebsk

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/27/1944, Red Army Penetrates German Defenses at Bobruisk; Villages Liberated; 8,000 Germans Killed S.W. of Vitebsk

Map, Bobruisk, Google

6/27/1944, Pvt. Leo McLaughlin Recovering from Wound in Rome—Hit by Shell Burst at Cassino After 90 Days of Fighting

Map, Cassino, Google

Powerful U.S. Armored Forces Smash into German Mountain Stronghold of Cassino, 2/9/1944, Part 1

Powerful U.S. Armored Forces Smash into German Mountain Stronghold of Cassino, 2/9/1944, Part 2

U.S. Bombers Hit German Fortress & Historic Monastery on Mt. Cassino, 2/15/1944

Bloody Fighting Still Raging for Cassino, 3/22/1944

Germans Launch Waves of Counterattacks as U.S. 5th & British 8th Armies Attempt to Outflank Cassino, 5/15/1944

Berlin Announces Evacuation of Cassino, 5/18/1944

6/27/1944, Stalin Praises American Production While Meeting with U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Johnston

Photo, Stalin & Secret Police Chief Yezhov, Wikipedia; Stalin Pressured Yezhov into Randomly Liquidating Old Bolsheviks

Same Photo Minus Yezhov; Stalin Provided Evidence (Collected During Yezhov's Purges) Against Yezhov, Who Was Shot

6/27/1944, G.O.P. Convention Delegates Looking for V.P. to Team Up with Dewey; Willkie Wants World Military for Peace

6/27/1944, Normandy Beachhead Becomes Vast Construction Camp, Bulldozers, Engineers, Marching Troops, Jeeps, Etc.

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

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6/27/1944; Saipan, Stepping-Stone to Tokyo; U.S. Troops Enter Saipan Capital Garapan (Pop. 10,000) from South; Part 1

6/27/1944; Saipan, Stepping-Stone to Tokyo; U.S. Troops Enter Saipan Capital Garapan (Pop. 10,000) from South; Part 2

Map, Saipan Island, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Google

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Japan's Gov. of Pacific Mandates Reveals Plans to Build Airfield on Saipan to Study Weather & Aid Fisheries, 11/7/1933

League Mandates Commission Questions Japan's Construction of Large Harbor at Saipan (Possible Navy Base), 11/7/1934

Japan to Inaugurate Pacific Inter-Island Air Service for Connecting Mandates of Palau, Truk, & Saipan; 12/28/1940

6/27/1944, U.S. Navy on Saipan Faces First Test in Pacific of Governing Japanese Civilians, U.S. Planes Drop Leaflets

6/27/1944, U.S. Troops on Saipan Slowed in Center by Japs Occupying Caves on Cliffs Overlooking American Positions

6/27/1944, U.S. Marines Scale Mt. Tapotchau on Saipan Against Strong Jap Resistance & Establish Positions Near Summit

6/27/1944, Japanese Lose 475 Killed in Recent Fighting at Maffin Bay in Dutch New Guinea, Liberators Pound Kamiri

Map of Japanese Positions on June 1, Shows Location of Maffin Bay; Wikipedia

Map, Kamiri, Google

U.S. Infantrymen Reach Maffin Bay Aerodrome After Week of Bitter Fighting, 5/26/1944

Fierce Jungle Fighting Raging on Biak Island & Maffin Bay Sector, U.S. Army Troops Mow Down Attacking Japs, 5/31/1944

Fighting on Biak Subsides to Patrol Action, Jap Raiding Parties Driven Off at Maffin Bay U.S. Beachhead, 6/1/1944, Part 1

Fighting on Biak Subsides to Patrol Action, Jap Raiding Parties Driven Off at Maffin Bay U.S. Beachhead, 6/1/1944, Part 2

6/27/1944, Powerful Red Armies Begin Converging on Minsk, Gateway to Warsaw; Germans Encircled at Orsha, Part 1

6/27/1944, Powerful Red Armies Begin Converging on Minsk, Gateway to Warsaw; Germans Encircled at Orsha, Part 2

Map, Orsha, Google

Minsk, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jews of Minsk Numbered 43,658 in 1896; Jewish Hospital Founded in 1829

Warsaw, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jews Totaled 254,712 of 711,988 Warsaw Population in 1901, Equal Rights 1862

Orsha, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jews Totaled About 7,000 of 13,161 Counted in 1897 Orsha Census

German Planes Carry Out Scorched Earth Offensive Along Vitebsk-Orsha-Mogilev Fighting Line, 10/4/1943

Forests Around Minsk Populated by Partisans; Jewish Guerillas & Refugees Tell Grim Stories of Mass Murder, 10/17/1943

6/27/1944; Calif. Gov. Earl Warren Addresses G.O.P. Convention, Speech Peppered with Attacks on New Deal

6/27/1944, St. Louis Cardinals Threaten Runaway for Flag; Red Birds Begin Long Home Stand Against Eastern Invaders

The Great Dizzy Dean Blanks Reds on Final Day to Clinch Flag for Cards; Dean Wins 30th with 7th Shutout, 10/1/1934

Cards Clinch N.L. Flag in Opener of 2-1, 5-0 Sweep of Cubs; Brooklyn Trails St. Louis by 17.5 Games; 9/19/1943

6/27/1944, Military Gets 1,000,000 Barrels of Aviation Fuel from Diversion of Butylene for Synthetic Rubber Production

6/27/1944; Missionary Tells of Evacuation from India to U.S. on Refugee Ship While Dodging Minefields, Subs, & Planes

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6/27/1944, Red Army Breakthrough at Vitebsk Could Isolate Baltic Zone or Provide Northern Pincer to Southern Offensive

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '44, Wikipedia

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/27/1944, Adm. Nimitz Reports Jap Losses Between June 10-23 at 734 Planes Downed (402 on June 18) & 30 Ships Sunk

6/27/1944, Japanese Offensive Attempting to Split China in Half, Japs Press Southward from Changsha

Map, Changsha, Google

6/27/1944, Milwaukee Draft Boards List Selectees & Volunteers Inducted into Armed Forces

6/27/1944, Chinese Communists Hold United Nations Day Mass Rally in Yenan; Leaders Call for Cooperation with Allies

Map, Yenan, Google

United Nations Charter Becomes Law of Nations as Poland, Byelo-Russia, Ukraine, & U.S.S.R. Sign Up; 10/25/1945

Showdown in Korea, No Compromise for United Nations, 6/28/1950

United Nations Has Declared Military Conflict in Korea an Act of Aggression; Facts on Korea, 7/17/1950

U.S. Charges Chinese Communists with Aggression in Korea, Chinese Claim U.S. Aims to Enslave Korea, 11/30/1950

U.S. Shocked by N. Korean Attack in June & Current Chinese Attack, U.S. Unprepared to Meet Massed Units, 12/6/1950

Massed Red Chinese Forces Threaten U.N. Troop Evacuation from North Korean Beachhead, 12/13/1950, Part 1

Massed Red Chinese Forces Threaten U.N. Troop Evacuation from North Korean Beachhead, 12/13/1950, Part 2

Chinese Communist Troops Attempt to Straighten Line with Desperate Attacks in Central Korea, 10/17/1952

Mrs. Mao Named Cultural Advisor to Chinese Communist Red Army, 12/6/1966

6/27/1944, Daily Bread Ration for Population of Rome Increased by 200 Grams (Double the Ration Allowed by Germans)

6/27/1944, Exploitation of Workers in India Deserves British Censure, Ghastly Working Conditions, Life Expectancy 27

6/27/1944, Second Rescue Party Prepares Descent into Grand Canyon to Rescue Army Airmen Stranded on Tonto Plateau

Map, Tonto Plateau, Summit Post

Map; Tonto Trail, Arizona; Google

Photo, Horn Creek Rapid from Tonto Plateau, Panoramio

6/27/1944, New Zealand Armed Forces Release Many Troops to Industry to Boost Production of Food & War Supplies

6/27/1944, Mexican Power Co. Upgrades; Power Usage Restrictions Removed; 1,200,000 Kw Available to Mexico City

6/27/1944, Showdown Shaping Up in Jungles of Burma, Allies Blast Isolated Jap Strongpoints at Myitkyina & Mogaung

Map, Myitkyina, Google

Map, Mogaung, Google

6/27/1944, Cameraman Snaps Two Photos of German Robot Flying Bomb; Displayed Pictures Draw Big Crowds in London

6/27/1944, Willkie & Some Governors Want G.O.P. Foreign Policy Plank to Match Dewey's Public Utterances

6/27/1944, Marines Plant U.S. Flag Atop Saipan's Strategic Mt. Tapotchau After Rooting Out Stubborn Jap Defenders

Mt. Tapotchau Saipan, Satellite View, Google

Photo, Saipan, Wikipedia

6/27/1944, Marine Pvt. Marjorie M. de Pourtales of Eugene Stationed at Miramar Ca. as Business Machine Operator

6/27/1944, Oregon Nat. Forrest Receipts Up Due to Lumber Demand, Lane County Roads & Schools' Quota Totals $45,553

6/27/1944, Text of Gov. Warren's Keynote Address to G.O.P. Convention, Government Must Be Friendly to Production

6/27/1944, Brewers Regain Six-Game Lead in American Association by Defeating Columbus Red Birds; Speer Limits Locals

6/27/1944, American Association Boxscores, Colonels Hammer Millers, Hens Outslug Blues, Saints Suppress Indians

6/27/1944, Former U. of Pitt. Star & Halfback for Chicago Cardinals Ensign Marshall Goldberg Leaves for Navy Training

6/27/1944, American Association Standings, Milw. Brewers 45-20; Columbus Red Birds 37-24, Toledo Mud Hens 36-25

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6/27/1944, SHAEF Communiques No. 42 & No. 43, Cherbourg Liberated, Storms Limit Air Activity, Advance Near Caen

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/27/1944, Anti-'New Deal' Democrats Opposing F.D.R. Fourth Term to Pick Electors in Southern City After Convention

6/27/1944, Ray Edmundson to Seek Election to President of United Mine Workers of America (John L. Lewis's Job)

6/27/1944, Washington Merry-Go-Round, By Drew Pearson, G.O.P. Convention Tribute to American Democracy

6/27/1944, Women's Air Service Pilot (WASP) Training Program to Be Shut Down After Current Classes; 721 Active Pilots

Soviet Women Lobby Against Ban on Female War Pilots, 11/23/1939

Women Ferry Planes for British Forces, 12/7/1939

Women Hoping to Ferry Planes for U.S. Army, 7/30/1941

Soviet Female Pilots Bomb & Strafe German Communications & Troops, 6/12/1942

Nancy Love to Lead Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron; Female Pilots Will Get $3,000 a Year, 9/11/1942

Photo, Women Airforce Service Pilots & B-17 Flying Fortress, Wikipedia

Women Warriors, 7/31/1943

Famed Female Soviet Sniper (309 Nazi Kills) Visits London, 10/26/1943

Gen. Arnold Envisions All Male Pilots to Fighting Fronts & Pilot Service in States Handled by Women, 3/22/1944

Air Chief Gen. Arnold Urges Legislation for Female Fliers to Receive Regular Army Commissions, 3/22/1944

House Kills Bill to Commission WASPs, 6/22/1944

6/27/1944, Georgia Negro Democratic Clubs to Protest Voting Ban in White Democratic Primaries

6/27/1944, Army Air Force Fighter Pilot Lt. John D. Mumford Reported Missing in Action Over Rumania Since June 6

Map, Rumania, Google; Hitler Needed Rumania's Oil While Stalin Desired a Land Bridge to the Turkish Straits

6/27/1944, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Pres. Johntson Surprised by Stalin's in-Depth Knowledge After Kremlin Meeting

Stalin Says Communist Miracle of Collectivization (State Takeover of Farms) May Lead to Overconfidence, 3/3/1930

Stalin Offers Soviets New Constitution, Capitalism Liquidated, 11/25/1936

Changes to Stalin's 1936 Constitution May Facilitate the Swallowing Up of Smaller Border Countries, 2/11/1944

6/27/1944, Destroyer Escort USS Fechteler (1,300 Tons) Lost in Med. Combat with Casualties, Next of Kin Notified

USS Fechteler (DE-157), Destroyer Escort Used for Convoy Protection, Wikipedia

List of Crewmembers on USS Fechleter When Torpedoed by U-967, U-Boat.net

6/27/1944, Glider Troop Pfc. N. Feierday Killed on June 6 in France, Feierday Took Part in Sicilian & Italian Campaigns

6/27/1944; Dubuque Digs Out of Monday Rain & Wind Storm; Roads, Cornfields, Sewer Lines, Etc., Sustain Heavy Damage

6/27/1944, Mud Hens Tee Off on Bill Davis with Three HRs, Louisville Keeps Pace with Toledo by Defeating Millers

6/27/1944, Connie Wisniewski Pitches Milwaukee Schnits to 3-0 Win Over Kenosha in All-American Girls' Baseball League

All American Girls' Professional Baseball League History, AAGPBL.org

6/27/1944, Three Chicks Released (the Sentinel Called the Girl Milwaukee Team the Chicks, the Journal Used Schnits)

6/27/1944, Brewers Get One Offer for Peck, Cardinal Outfielder Litwhiler Has Applied for Commission in Naval Reserve

6/28/1944, Red Army Closing in on Mogilev, Russians Take Bridge in Central Vitebsk & Chase Down Disorganized Germans

Map, Mogilev, Google

6/28/1944, Soviet Drive Past Vitebsk Appears Aimed at Polotsk & Threatens Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, & Lithuania

Map, Polotsk, Google

Soviets Occupy Estonia, Latvia, & Lithuania to "Ensure Honest Implementation" of Baltic Assistance Pact; 6/17/1940

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6/28/1944, Strong Forces of Bombers Attack Axis Refineries & Factories Near Vienna & Budapest, Weather Limits Air Ops

Map, Vienna & Budapest, Google

6/28/1944, Railroads May Have to Bump Civilian Travelers to Make Room for Increasing Movement of D-Day Casualties

6/28/1944, U.S. Sherman Tanks Brew Up Cheap Japanese Tanks on Biak, Sherman MGs Mow Down Attacking Jap Infantry

Map, Biak Island, Google

Axis Steel Production Cut 25% by Allied Bombers, Jap Steel Facilities Suffer from Supply Difficulties, 8/28/1943

Gen. Patton Defends Army Decision to Mass Produce Sherman Tanks, 3/29/1945

U.S. Steel Mills Break Peacetime Record, but Still Short by 1,000,000 Tons of 1944 War-Production Record; 1/2/1949

6/28/1944, American Passenger Liners Converted to Troop Ships Have Carried 3,000,000 U.S. Troops Overseas

6/28/1944, Depopulation in Occupied Europe—Food Shortages Even Before Systematic Nazi Massacres of Polish Jews

6/28/1944; Cherbourg Port Facilities Will Allow Locomotives, Rolling Stock, & Supplies to Follow Advancing Fighting Front

6/28/1944, Dep. P.M. Forde Denies Australia Considering Conscription Similar to Britain of Youths for Work in Coal Mines

6/28/1944, U.S. Marines Advance 1,000 Yards on Saipan, Powerful Jap Telescopes Found on Heights Overlooking Garapan

Map; Garapan, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Google

6/28/1944, Full Story, Nazi Spy Executed in England Posed as Patriot Seeking to Assist Refugees from Occupied Belgium

Map, Belgium, Google

France Fears German Invasion Through Belgium, 11/27/1893

German Army Advancing into Belgium Unchecked, 8/22/1914

German Armies Counterattack Allied Offensive, Sharp Fight in Belgium, 12/8/1914

German Strategy—Attack Through Belgium Possible, 9/20/1939

Churchill Reports Forced Landing of German Major Carrying Plans to Invade Belgium, 1/22/1940

German Troops Crossing Belgium Frontier Since Early Morning, Japan Covets Dutch East Indies, 5/9/1940

Germans of 1914 Needed One Month to Cross Belgium, 5/14/1940

6/28/1944, Pacific Air Ops Hit Japs at Sarmi, British & Dutch New Guinea, Pelew, New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville

Map; Maffin, Sarmi; Google (Fighter-Bombers Strafe Jap Encampments Inland, 475 Dead Japs Counted in Recent Fighting)

Map; Aitape-Wewak Coast; British New Guinea; Google (Jap Concentrations, Supply Areas, & Escape Routes Strafed)

Map; Numfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea; Google (Jap Bivouac, Supply, & Defense Installations Bombed)

Map, Pelew (Palau) Islands, Google (Air Patrols Bombed Japanese Aerodrome at Night, Starting Fires)

Map; Rabual, New Britain; Google (Heavy, Medium, & Light Bombers Hit Supply Dumps & Defense Positions)

Map; Kavieng, New Ireland; Google (Air Patrols Damage or Sink Six Barges)

Map, Bougainville Island, Google (Fighter Patrols Executed Coastal Sweeps)

6/28/1944, Japs Bring Up Reinforcements After Being Pushed Back at Imphal, Heavy Fighting in Torrential Monsoon Rain

Map; Imphal, Manipur, India; Google

6/28/1944, Storms Slow Allied Air Ops in Europe; Australian Spitfires Fly Multi-Sorties Daily from England & Normandy

6/28/1944; Berlin Communique Reports Enemy Extending Attacks in Tilly Sector, All-Day Heavy Tank & Infantry Battles

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Colour Photos of Axis Panzers, Axis History Forum

6/28/1944, Storm Clouds Clear Over Straits of Dover After Many Hours, Weather Fine & Sunny with Light Breeze

6/28/1944, British Armored Units Push Forward in Tilly-Caen Sector, Germans It Fighting Out; Drenching Rain Overnight

6/28/1944, Top-Turret Gunner on U.S. Liberator Bomber Shoots Down German Robot Flying Bomb

6/28/1944, Progressive Chamber of Commerce President Johntson Talks Straight with Stalin, Forecasts Heavy Commerce

6/28/1944, Red Embry Fans 14 Royals in Montreal as Orioles Prevail 9-3, Sherm Lollar Triples in Two Runs in 1st, Part 1

6/28/1944, Red Embry Fans 14 Royals in Montreal as Orioles Prevail 9-3, Sherm Lollar Triples in Two Runs in 1st, Part 2

6/28/1944, International League Standings, Baltimore 35-25; Montreal 33-26; Jersey City 34-28; Buffalo 33-29

6/28/1944, Padres Scatter 17 Hits to Defeat 1st-Place Seals 5-4; S.D. Trails S.F. by 1.5 Games in Pacific Coast League

Pacific Coast League Standings, L.A. Shades Seattle 4-3; Stovall Loses Control in 6th, 3/28/1903; Part 1

Pacific Coast League Standings, L.A. Shades Seattle 4-3; Stovall Loses Control in 6th, 3/28/1903; Part 2

Garrison Finish in San Francisco, Score 4-3, Three Bingles in 9th Defeat Portland, 3/28/1903

Oakland Wins Hard-Fought 4-3 Battle at Sacramento, 3/28/1903

Joe Corbett to Pitch for L.A. Saturday if Recovered from Crashing into Wall, 3/28/1903

Work Begins on Opposition Ball Park for L.A. of Pacific Northwest League, 3/28/1903

Pacific Northwest Baseball League Signs Former Spokane Pitcher Jack Huston as Umpire, 3/28/1903

Pacific Northwest Baseball League Renamed Pacific National League, 4/4/1903

Pacific National Baseball League Schedule, 4/9/1903

Pacific National League May Drop L.A. & S.F., Portland May Move to Salt Lake City, 6/26/1903

P.N.L. Standings, Spokane Wants $100 Guarantee Before Playing in Portland or California, 6/27/1903

P.N.L. Magnates Meet in Tacoma; Portland Could Move to Salt Lake City; L.A. & S.F. May Be Dropped, 6/29/1903

P.N.L. Portland Franchise Transferred to Salt Lake City, New Schedule Released, 7/1/1903

Pacific National League Standings, Salt Lake City Replaces Portland, 7/8/1903

Salt Lake Wallops Helena 14-8 for First P.N.L. Win, 7/9/1903

Pacific National League Standings, 8/7/1903

Vancover & Whatcom Decline to Take P.N.L. Franchises of Helena & Tacoma, 8/19/1903

P.N.L. Standings, Butte 64-41; L.A. 65-42; Spokane 60-47; Seattle 57-49; S.F. 56-52; Tacoma 46-60; 8/18/1903

Owner Hart Orders His P.N.L. Calif. Clubs S.F. & L.A. Home to Disband, Tacoma & Helena Already Out, 8/22/1903

Defunct P.N.L. Clubs S.F. & L.A. Pay Off Players, Power Hitter Joe Marshall Wants to Sign with Spokane, 8/24/1903

P.N.L. Hopes to Move Helena & Tacoma Franchises to Whatcom & Vancouver, 8/26/1903

P.N.L. Losing Proposition, Four Teams Left; S.F. & L.A. Balked at Assessment for Portland Expenses, 9/12/1903

Butte Clinches Pacific National League Pennant in Salt Lake City, 9/30/1903

Pacific National League Final Standings & Stats, Butte Champion, 10/19/1903

"Spit Ball", Calif. Professional Players Learn New Pitch, Pitchers with Dead Arms Coming Back to Baseball, 10/19/1903

P.N.L. Pitching Stats, Dowling of Butte Wins 30 Games, 10/25/1903

6/28/1944, Salt Lake City Commission Authorized to Grant Salary Increases to 63 Water Department Employees

6/28/1944, Daily Commercial News & Shipping List Defines Difference Between Tonnage Deadweight & Gross Tonnage

6/28/1944, MacArthur Realigns Pacific Air Command by Combining HQ for 5th (S.W. Pacific) & 13th (S. Pacific) Air Forces

6/28/1944, Text of Platform Adopted Tue. at G.O.P. Convention in Chicago, Collaboration with United Nations Pledged

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6/28/1944, U.S. 5th Army in Italy Between Piombino & Cecina, Germans Strongly Resist British West of Lake Trasimino

Map, Piombino Italy, Google

Map, Cecina Italy, Google

Map; Lake Trasmino, Italy; Google

6/28/1944, Jap Supply Center at Mogaung Falls to Allies (Chinese & Chindits w/Air Support) After Three Days' Fighting

Map, Mogaung Burma, Google

Photo, British Chindit Column Crossing River in Burma, Wikipedia

Chindits, British-India Forces Trained to Operate in Burma Deep Behind Japanese Lines, Wikipedia

Gen. Wingate's Chindits Operate Behind Jap Lines in Jungles of Burma, 9/3/1943

War in Burma, Allies Land Airborne Troops (Chindits) 150 Miles Behind Jap Lines in N. Burma, 4/14/1944

Newsmap, Airborne Chindits Wreak Havoc on Jap Communications & Supplies in Burma, 5/13/1944

Pre-Monsoonal Downpours Along 800-Mile Front Signal End of Current Phase of Campaign in Burma, 5/29/1944

Chindit Commander Maj.-Gen. Lentaigne Interviewed in North Burma, 6/17/1944

6/28/1944, A.A. Units Shoot Down Flying Bombs Crossing Coast into S. England; Nazis Improve Robots with New Engines

6/28/1944, British 8th Army Troops Advance N.N.W. Past Chiusi, Fierce Fighting Progressing, Germans Defend Casiglione

Map, Chiusi Italy, Google

Map; Casiglione del Lago, Italy; Google

6/28/1944; U.S. Troops Advance 100 Yards in Northern Section of Myitkyina Burma, Chinese Close in from West & South

Map; Myitkyina, Northern Burma; Google

6/28/1944, Stalin Announces Fall of Zhlobin to Red Army on Southern End of Front After Fierce Fight with Nazi Defenders

Map, Zhlobin (About 60 Miles Northwest of Gomel), Google

Gomel, 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, Jews Numbered 26,161 in Population of 40,446 in 1902

Thirty Jews Murdered, 300 Severely Wounded in Anti-Semitic Riots in Gomel as Mob Plunders Jewish Quarter; 9/25/1903

Germans Drive South from Gomel to Close Pincers Around Kiev; Berlin Reports 84,354 Germans KIA in East, 9/20/1941

Red Army Shock Troops Clear East Bank of River Across from Gomel, 10/12/1943

Text of Stalin's War Update & Speech Celebrating 26th Anniversary of Soviet Revolution, 11/8/1943

Russians Storming Gomel; Soviet Push in Ukraine Slowed by Stiff German Counterattacks, 11/17/1943

Moscow Hails Fall of Gomel with 20 Salvos from 224 Guns, 11/26/1943

Red Army Captures Gomel; Germans Launch 20 Counterattacks North of Gomel, 11/27/1943

Gomel City Soviet Chairman Reveals Nazi Occupiers Killed 50,000 Residents by Hanging, Shooting, or Torture; 12/30/1943

6/28/1944; Cherbourg Liberated, 15,000 German POWs; British & Canadians Advance Near Caen, Hamlets Taken, Part 1

6/28/1944; Cherbourg Liberated, 15,000 German POWs; British & Canadians Advance Near Caen, Hamlets Taken, Part 2

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/28/1944, Native Catholics of New Guinea Areas Recaptured from Japanese Enthusiastically Welcome Army Chaplains

6/28/1944; Liberty Ship Penelope Barker Torpedoed & Sunk While Steaming to North Russia, Five Killed, Five Missing

Kaiser Yards Launch Last Liberty Ship, 1/28/1944, Part 1

Kaiser Yards Launch Last Liberty Ship, 1/28/1944, Part 2

6/28/1944, Soviet Armies Developing Huge Encircling Move Around Minsk; Most 160,000 Vitebsk Inhabitants Missing

Map, Minsk, Google

Map, Vitebsk, Google

6/28/1944, Indian Muslims Question Correctness of Uniting Entire People of Kashmir Under One Banner

Muslim Raiders in Eastern Kashmir Battle Indian Troops in Two-Day Battle, 1/12/1948

6/28/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 44, Allies in Tilly-Caen Area Advance in Rain Against Determined Enemy Resistance

6/28/1944, Selective Service & Employment Service Want Seasonal Ag Workers to Keep Draft Status for Non-Farm Work

6/28/1944, Baseball Standings, St. Louis Cardinals 41-16; St. Louis Browns 38-27; Pittsburgh Pirates 31-25

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6/28/1944, Dive-Bombing Stormoviks Hunt Down German Tanks as Three Red Army Spearheads Close in on Minsk

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '44, Wikipedia

Russian Stormovik Bombers Disperse Large Group of Attacking German Tanks on Kursk Front, 7/8/1943

Photo, Strumovik (Stormovik), Wikipedia

Strumovik (Stormovik), Ground Attack Aircraft; 36,183 Built in WWII, Wikipedia

6/28/1944, German Army & S.S. Troops Stage Parade in Helsinki as Show of Support for Finland, Part 1

6/28/1944, German Army & S.S. Troops Stage Parade in Helsinki as Show of Support for Finland, Part 2

Map, Finland, Google

Vatican Worried About Soviet Struggles with Finland, Catholic Poland, Baltic States, & Rumania; 4/19/1940

Moscow Alarmed at Reports of German Troops, Tanks, & Artillery Landing in Finland; 4/30/1941

North Korean Military Parade in Pyongyang Honors 70th Anniversary of Workers Party, 10/10/2015, YouTube, RT News

6/28/1944, Former Cotton Mill & Plant Paymaster Lt. Nunnery Suffers Concussion & Shell Shock in Italy Fighting

6/28/1944, Gov. Dewey Abandons Routine to Draft Acceptance Speech for Nomination as G.O.P. Presidential Candidate

6/28/1944, Marshal Gustav Mannerheim (1917 Refugee from Bolshevik Revolution) Blamed for Finland's Current Crisis

6/28/1944, Scioto County War Casualties Update, Pvt. Cecil Coey Wounded Seriously During Invasion of France, Part 1

6/28/1944, Scioto County War Casualties Update, Pvt. Cecil Coey Wounded Seriously During Invasion of France, Part 2

Map; Scioto County, Ohio; Google

6/28/1944, Canadian Casualties Put at 2,815 in 15 Days at Normandy (363 Killed, 1,359 Wounded, 1,093 Missing), Part 1

6/28/1944, Canadian Casualties Put at 2,815 in 15 Days at Normandy (363 Killed, 1,359 Wounded, 1,093 Missing), Part 2

6/28/1944, Eisenhower May Be Delaying Plan to Strike Elsewhere at Rim of Europe Until Germans Commit Reserves

6/28/1944, Bloodiest Battle of Pacific Campaign Raging Across Tiny Island of Saipan, 20,000 Japs Dug into Caves, Part 1

6/28/1944, Bloodiest Battle of Pacific Campaign Raging Across Tiny Island of Saipan, 20,000 Japs Dug into Caves, Part 2

Map; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Google

6/28/1944, Monty's Armored Columns Engage Germans S.W. of Caen in Largest Tank Battle of Liberation Campaign

6/28/1944, Allies Sent Diversionary Fleet Toward Calais on D-Day Hoping to Draw German Air Force Away from Normandy

6/28/1944, Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports 610 Strikes in May, Idleness Represented 0.19% of Available Work Time

6/28/1944, Veteran Catcher Gus Mancuso Gets Hot for Giants When Lombardi Slumps, Brother Frank Catches for Browns

Gus Mancuso Hits 3-Run HR in Home 9th to Give Giants 5-4 Win Over Pirates, 6/26/1936

Brownies Pound A's 18-8, Frank Mancuso Bats in Six Runs with HR & Double, 4/4/1944, Part 1

Brownies Pound A's 18-8, Frank Mancuso Bats in Six Runs with HR & Double, 4/4/1944, Part 2

6/28/1944, N.Y. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey & Ohio Gov. John W. Bricker Presidential Ticket Confirmed by G.O.P., Part 1

6/28/1944, N.Y. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey & Ohio Gov. John W. Bricker Presidential Ticket Confirmed by G.O.P., Part 2

6/28/1944, Germans Torch Village of Oradour-sur-Glane as Reprisal Against French Underground, Most Inhabitants Killed

Map; Village of Oradour-sur-Glane, France; Google

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6/28/1944, Yanks Employ Flamethrowers & Artillery to Flush Out Japs Nesting in Caves & Dugouts on Saipan, Part 1

6/28/1944, Yanks Employ Flamethrowers & Artillery to Flush Out Japs Nesting in Caves & Dugouts on Saipan, Part 2

Map, Saipan, Google

6/28/1944, New Radio Oven Cuts Down Drying Time for Penicillin from 24 Hours to 30 Minutes, Cost Is $6,000 Per Unit

6/28/1944, Russian-Based U.S. Heavy Bombers Target German Synthetic Oil Plant at Drohobycz Poland

Map, Drohobycz, Google

6/28/1944, Ensign Kuesel of Milwaukee Piloted PT Boat on D-Day; Six Sons of Mr. & Mrs. Polewski Serv in Armed Forces

6/28/1944, Douglas County Selective Service Gets Call to Send 18 Draftees to Ft. Leavenworth for Induction Wednesday

Map; Douglas County, Kansas; Google

6/28/1944, Japs Encircle Hengyang; Chinese Indicate Severe Fighting for Possession of City, Missionaries Evacuated

Map, Hengyang China, Google

Official Missionary Statistics; 46,174 Missionaries; 1,525 Orphan Asylums; 691 Hospitals, Etc., 4/4/1930

6/28/1944, First-Place St. Louis Browns Still Regarded by Some Baseball Experts as "Pigs in the Parlor"

6/28/1944, Nineteen Deschutes County Men Leave for Ft. Lewis to Be Sworn into Army & Assigned to Training Camp

Map; Deshutes County, Oregon; Google

6/28/1944; Red Sox Play Two Exhibitions at Seabee Camps; P.C.L. Standings, Late Stars-Solons Game Not Included

6/28/1944, Sacramento's McElreath Fails to Touch Second on Apparent Home-9th Wining Hit, Stars Win 7-5 in 14 Innings

6/28/1944, Pacific Coast League Standings, Seals 43-37; Padres 43-40; Portland 40-39 .50633; Stars 41-40 .50617

P.C.L. Standings, L.A. Edges Seattle 5-4, Hoy Throws Out Tying Run in 8th, 3/29/1903

Whalen Wins 2-1 Duel with Shields; Shay Clouts HR in S.F. 10th to Defeat Portland, 3/29/1903

Oakland at Sacramento Game Postponed Due to Wet Grounds, 3/29/1903

6/28/1944, California Economy, War Contracts Up, War Workers Reduced, Oil Production Up, Department Store Sales Up

6/28/1944, Dewey to Fly to Chicago to Accept G.O.P. Nomination, Charter Plane Will Stop in Cleveland for Fuel, Part 1

6/28/1944, Dewey to Fly to Chicago to Accept G.O.P. Nomination, Charter Plane Will Stop in Cleveland for Fuel, Part 2

6/28/1944, G.O.P. Platform Represents Ten Months of Toil, Many Crackpots with World-Saving Theories Testified, Part 1

6/28/1944, G.O.P. Platform Represents Ten Months of Toil, Many Crackpots with World-Saving Theories Testified, Part 2

6/28/1944, Monty Attempts to Outflank Caen, British Drive Knocks Out Dozens of German Tiger & Panther Tanks, Part 1

6/28/1944, Monty Attempts to Outflank Caen, British Drive Knocks Out Dozens of German Tiger & Panther Tanks, Part 2

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/28/1944, Allies Release Casualty Report for First Two Weeks of Invasion; U.S Killed 3,082; U.S. Missing 7,959

6/28/1944, Pvt. Charles DePalma Wounded on June 3 in Italy, DePalma Previously Injured in North Africa Train Wreck

6/28/1944, Dishman Resident 1st Lt. Aleck Bonuccelli Brings Back Fortress After Delivering Payload to Berlin Despite Flak

Map, Dishman Washington, Google

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6/28/1944, Reliable Sources in Stockholm Say Helsinki-Berlin Solidarity May Cause U.S.-Finnish Diplomatic Break, Part 1

6/28/1944, Reliable Sources in Stockholm Say Helsinki-Berlin Solidarity May Cause U.S.-Finnish Diplomatic Break, Part 2

Map, Finland, Google

Kalinin Tells F.D.R. that Soviet Talks with Finland Aim to Improve Friendship, Cooperation, & Security; 10/17/1939

Finns Blow Up Scores of Red Army Tanks During Sudden Soviet Offensive, 2/11/1940

U.S.-Finnish Break in Relations Seen if Finns Reject Soviet Peace Proposal, 3/17/1944

Soviets Launch All-Out Drive on Karelian to Knock Finland Out of War, Avalanche of Tanks Sweeps Finns Back, 6/13/1944

Photo; Red Army Tank Column on Karelian Isthmus, Summer of '44; Axis History Forum

Map, Soviet 1944 Summer Offensive Against Finland, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/28/1944, Vichy Minister of Information & Propaganda Assassinated in Paris by Group of Uniformed French Patriots

6/28/1944; Milwaukee Men Killed in War; Eric Siemens—Bomber Crash, Italy; Richard Hansen—Infantry Action, Biak

6/28/1944, Stalin Briefs U. of Chicago Prof. Lange on Soviet Buildup of Polish Army & Upcoming Liberation of Poland

Polish Offensive Reaches Brest-Litovisk, Bolsheviks Retreating, 8/31/1920

Man of Steel Stalin Reinstating Czarist Empire, 4/19/1940

Nazi Gestapo Chief Himmler Orders Extermination of Half of Poland's Jews by End of Year, 11/24/1942

6/28/1944, Military Party Joins Rescue Attempt of Marooned Flyers Stranded in Grand Canyon on Plateau Above Rapids

Photo, Grand Canyon, View of Rapids from Tonto Plateau, Panoramio

Photo, Grand Canyon, View from Tonto Plateau Facing North, Outdoor Project

Map; Grand Canyon National Part, Arizona; Google

6/28/1944, Pittsburgh Outfielder Vince DiMaggio Given 90-Day Draft Deferment; X-Rays Reveal Stomach Ulcers

Vince DiMaggio Delivers 3-Run HR in 5th as Bucs' Preacher Roe Scatters Seven Chicago Safeties, 4/27/1944

6/28/1944, Chicago White Sox Suppress Quonset Flyers 10-2 in Exhibition Baseball Game at Davisville Rhode Island

6/28/1944, A's Crush Lancaster Red Roses in Exhibition Game; Chet Laabs Quits War Job to Join Browns on Eastern Swing

Laabs Clouts Home Run in 3rd; York HR in 10th Wins 9-8; Brews Trim Colonels, 8/15/1936

Chet Laabs Goes on Home Run Rampage, 7/17/1942

6/28/1944, Signing of Lloyd Waner by Pittsburgh Pirates Makes Total of 11 M.L.B. Players Returning to Former Clubs

Lloyd Waner Raps 3 Singles, but Bucs Lose Final Game of Season 1-0 to Reds' Jablonowski; 10/3/1927

6/28/1944; White Sox, Red Sox Running Pennant Fevers Due to Maltzberger & Ryba Glamorizing Forgotten Men of Bullpen

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6/28/1944, Thirty Jap Interceptors Defend Yap Island Against Raiding Liberators; PT Boats Catch Fire at Mirau Island

Map, Yap Island, Google

Map, Mirau (Emirau) Island, St. Matthias Islands, Papua New Guinea, Google

Construction on Mirau Island (St. Matthias Islands) Continues After U.S. Marine Landing Last Week, 3/27/1944

6/28/1944, Italian Front Situational Map; U.S. 5th Army Attempting to Outflank Germans Battling British in Center

6/28/1944, Records Disclose Australian Pilots Attached to R.A.F. Sq. in Burma Theater Have Damaged 837 Jap Sampans

Map, Burma, Google

6/28/1944, Butcher Fined for Adding too Much Starch to Sausage (Measured Starch 9.2%, Max Authorized 6%)

6/28/1944; History of Jazz; Fusion of European & Negroid Influences

Negro Star Jackie Robinson Debuts for Montreal & Spoils Jersey City Opener Before 51,870 Fans, 4/19/1946

Boxscore of Jackie Robinson's First MLB Game, 4/19/1947

Jackie Robinson Makes Big League Baseball Debut, Mates Praise Negro; B. Rickey Erases Color Line, 4/19/1947, Part 1

Jackie Robinson Makes Big League Baseball Debut, Mates Praise Negro; B. Rickey Erases Color Line, 4/19/1947, Part 2

Larry Doby Strikes Out in Debut; Doby First Negro American League Player in 47-Year History, 7/6/1947

Larry Doby to Make Philly Debut as Indians Open Eastern Invasion, 7/26/1947

Negro Flash Jackie Robinson Shows Speed in 10-5 Dodger Victory Over Boston Braves, 8/14/1947

Indians Edge Braves 4-3 to Clinch World Series, Purple Heart Heroes Bearden & Spahn Duel in Relief, 10/12/1948

Composite World Series Boxscore, Cleveland Indians Defeat Boston Braves; Doby 7/22 .318, Double, HR; 10/12/1948

Tribe Hopes Negro Slugger Luke Easter (.363, 25 HRs, P.C.L.) Will Add Needed Power to Overtake Yankees, 8/12/1949

Larry Doby Pounds Nine Home Runs in 11 Games Following Near-Tragic Beaning, 9/10/1950

Luke Easter Sparks Tribe's Pennant Bid with 29th HR as Indians Trim A's, 9/11/1952

Official A.L. Stats Released, Doby & Easter of Indians Finish 1-2 in HRs, Teammate Rosen Wins RBI Crown, 12/15/1952

Amazing Warren Spahn Wins 300th, 1st Win Age 25; U.S. Army Combat Engineer; Purple Heart, Europe; 8/12/1961, Part 1

Amazing Warren Spahn Wins 300th, 1st Win Age 25; U.S. Army Combat Engineer; Purple Heart, Europe; 8/12/1961, Part 2

Wilt Chamberlain Scores 100 Points, Philadelphia Warriors Top New York Knicks 169-147, N.B.A. Records Set, 3/3/1962

Wilt Scores 100th Point on Dunk with 46 Seconds Left; Fans Storm Court & Mob Chamberlain, 3/4/1962

Purple Heart Heroes Bearden (Navy, Pacific), Brissie (Army, Italy), & Indians Owner Veeck (Marines, Pacific); 12/24/2013

6/28/1944, West Australia Air Casualty List Released; Three Crew Members of Greek Destroyer Sentenced to Death

6/28/1944; G.O.P. Convention Lacking Insults & Wisecracks, No Salty Copy for Newsmen; No Delegates Plan to Revolt

6/28/1944; Screen Actor & Marine Capt. Louis Hayward Directs War's Best Combat Film on Tarawa, Married to Ida Lupino

U.S. Marines in Central Pacific Punch Out Beachheads Against Strong Jap Opposition at Tarawa, 11/22/1943, Part 1

U.S. Marines in Central Pacific Punch Out Beachheads Against Strong Jap Opposition at Tarawa, 11/22/1943, Part 2

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Ida Lupino; Movie Actress, Director, Producer, & Workaholic; Wikipedia

6/28/1944, Allied Cargo Planes Escorted by Spitfires Supply Yugoslav Partisans in Bosnian Mountains

Map, Bosnia, Google

6/28/1944, German Occupation Troops Fire on Protesters Supporting Work Stoppage by Copenhagen Shipyard Workers

Map; Copenhagen, Denmark, Google

6/28/1944, All Eyes Will Be on New York Giants Manager & Slugger Mel Ott when All Stars Line Up in Pittsburgh

Giants Outslug Dodgers 15-9; Manager Mel Ott Homers Twice, Doubles, & Scores Five Runs; 6/13/1944

6/28/1944, Marshal Stalin Announces Red Army Has Captured Mogilev & Osipovichi; Russians Approaching Minsk

Map, Mogilev, Google

Map, Osipovichi, Google

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