On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died
  • Anti-German attack at Avranches fails
  • Deportation of 70,000 Jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins
  • US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes