8 May 1944

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Western Front

Eisenhower sets 5 June as D-Day for Operation Overlord

Diplomacy

The UN is asked to recognise the National Liberation Committee as the legitimate government of France

United States

The US Senate extends Lend-Lease until June 1945

Eastern Front

An agreement is reached between the Soviet and Czech governments on the entry of Soviet troops into Czechoslovakia

Burma

Japanese troops attack the British 14th Army in the Manipur Hill


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 May 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_05_08.html
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