17 March 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-28 lost at Neustadt after an accident.

German submarine U-1013 sunk in the Baltic after colliding with U-286

German submarines U-801 sunk off Cape Verde

Eastern Front

Soviet First Ukrainian Front captures Dubno

Italy

New Zealand troops capture the railway station at Cassino

Pacific

Japanese end their first wave of attacks during their major counterattack on Bougainville and prepare for a single blow against the American lines.

Burma

British troops blow up the Manipur bridge (Kohima-Imphal)

Japanese troops reach the crest of Jambubum


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 17 March 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_03_17.html
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