15 August 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-741 sunk off Le Havre

Western Front

Start of Operation Anvil, the Allied invasion of Southern France. American and French troops in the US 7th Army land between Toulon and Nice

Eastern Front

Soviet forces are repulsed in the Carpathian passes

Colonel General Gotthard Heinrici takes command of First 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), 15 August 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_08_15.html
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