25 June 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-269 sunk off Torquay

Western Front

Street fighting begins in Cherbourg

General Marie Pierre Koenig is appointed to command the French Forces of the Interior (FFI)

Italy

French troops of the 5th Army cross the Orcia river

Eastern Front

Soviet troops break the Finnish defensive line at Tali

General of Infantry Franz Boehme takes command of Second Panzer Army

Books

Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, Robert Kirchubel. A 'unit history' written on the largest scale, tracing the campaigns fought by the four Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, from their roles in the early German victories, to their eventual defeat and destruction in the ruins of the Reich. A very useful contribution to the literature on the Eastern Front. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 25 June 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_06_25.html
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