19 June 1944

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Pacific

First day of the battle of the Philippine Sea: becomes famous as the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot as US aircraft destroy as many as 400 Japanese aircraft at very little cost.

Diplomacy

Diplomatic privileges are restored in Britain now the need for pre D-day secrecy is over

Germany

Hitler issues a decree calling for total war


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 June 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_06_19.html
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