August 15, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
  • German field marshal G√ľnther von Kluge vanishes for one day; he killed himself on the 19th in the aftermath of the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler
  • Operation Anvil: Allies land on French Mediterranean sea coast
  • Operation Dragoon: Allied troops land in Provence
  • US 12 Army corps enters Le Mans through Orleans
  • US 7th Armour division reaches Chartres

Birthdays in History

  • Tom Murphy, American politician