1 April 1944

April 1944

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Pacific

At the end of its three day assault on the Caroline Islands, US Task Force 58 has sunk six naval vessels, 100,000 tons of merchant and auxiliary shipping and destroyed 150 aircraft.

Eastern Front

Soviet troops trap 40,000 Germans in a pocket at Skala

War in the Air

The first prototype of the Bell XP-77 lightweight fighter makes its maiden flight


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 April 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_04_01.html
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