19 May 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-960 sunk off Algiers

German submarine U-1015 sunk after colliding with U-1014 off Pillau

Occupied Europe

It is annnounced that 47 RAF officers have been shot after escaping from Stalag Luft III (The Great Escape)

Pacific

Japanese resistance ends on Wakde

Burma

US and Chinese troops partially encircle the Japanese at Myitkyina

Italy

Allied troops captured Pontecorvo, Gaeta and Itri


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 May 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_05_19.html
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