What Happened on August 11, 1944

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • French 5th Armour division recaptures Sées
  • Klaus Barbie, Gestapo head of Lyon France leaves for Auschwitz
  • US air raid on Palembang

Famous Birthdays

  • David Pearl, British judge
  • Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor