1 March 1944

March 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-358 sunk off the Azores

German submarine U-709 sunk with all hands off the Azores

German submarine U-603 sunk with all hands in the Atlantic

Pacific

General Swift, commanding US Forces on Los Negros, is ordered to begin developing air and naval bases on the island

Burma

The 16th Chindit Brigade crosses the Chindwin river

Eastern Front

Soviet offensive cuts the Narva-Tallin railway

Germany

Fritz Sauckel, General Plenipotentiary for the Employment of Labour in Germany states that only 200,000 of the five million foreign workers in Germany are volunteers.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 March 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_03_01.html
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