On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Operation Tractable: new Canadian offensive
  • Soviet offensive at Weichsel

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