What Happened in August 1944 (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 116 of 116

  • Aug 25 US 12nd Army Corps reaches Troyes
  • Aug 26 Bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed

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Aug 26 Charles de Gaulle marches along the Champs-Elysees, despite coming under fire.

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Aug 26 US 12nd Army Corps crosses river Seine East of Paris
  • Aug 27 200 RAF Halifax bombers attack oil installations in Hamburg
  • Aug 28 Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
  • Aug 28 US air raid on Ambon Island, Dutch East Indies
  • Aug 29 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees
  • Aug 29 Anti-German rebellion in Slovakia
  • Aug 30 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
  • Aug 30 Philip Yordan's "Anna Lucasta" premieres in NYC
  • Aug 30 Soviet troops enter Bucharest, Romania
  • Aug 31 Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie" Italy
  • Aug 31 French provisional government moves from Algiers to Paris
  • Aug 31 French troops liberate Bordeaux
  • Aug 31 Russian & Romanian troops march into Bucharest

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