On This Day

What Happened in July 1944 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Jul 29 US 4th Armour division occupiers Avranches
  • Jul 30 Heavy battles at Tessy-sur-Vire & Villebaudon Normandy
  • Jul 30 US 30th division reaches suburbs of St-Lo Normandy

Historic Event

Jul 31 Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz

  • Jul 31 Transport #77 departs with French Jews to Nazi Germany
  • Jul 31 US troops occupy Sansapor, New Guinea

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