1 August 1944

August

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Eastern Front

1st Belorussian Front captures bridgeheads across the River Vistula north and south of Warsaw.

Polish Home Army begins the Warsaw Rising. Russian advance towards Warsaw stops.

Soviet troops cut off the German troops in the Baltic states

Soviet troops capture Kaunas

Pacific

Tinian is declared to be secure

Western Front

US 12th Army Group becomes operational under General Bradley, US 3rd Army becomes operational under General Patton while General Hodges gets the 1st Army.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 August 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_08_01.html
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