6 July 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-678 sunk with all hands off Brighton

Handley Page Halifax over the Pas de Calais, 6 July 1944
Handley Page Halifax over the Pas de Calais, 6 July 1944

War in the Air

551 aircraft from RAF Bomber Command attack five V-weapon sites in the Pas-de-Calais. The raid was the last combat mission for Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire.

Great Britain

Churchill announces that 2,754 V-1 flying bombs have hit the UK, killing 2,752 people.

Eastern Front

Soviet troops approach Vilna

Greece

Papandreou blames the EAM communists for disrupting Greek unity


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 6 July 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_07_06.html
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