8 February 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-762 sunk with all hands in the North Atlantic

Eastern Front

German troops in the Nikopol pocket refuse to surrender

Western Front

The plans for Operation Overlord are confirmed.

Italy

5th Army in action on Monastery Hill

New Guinea

Australian troops clear the Huon Peninsula

Burma

An attempt to airdrop supplies to the "Admin Box" fails

War in the Air

RAF use a 12,000lb bomb against the Gnome-et-Rhone works at Limoges


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 February 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_02_08.html
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