19 August 1944

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War at Sea

German submarine U-967 scuttled at Toulon

Germany

Field Marshal Kluge commits suicide having become implicated in the bomb plot

Goerdeler is arrested for complicity in the plot

Western Front

A truce is agreed in Paris to allow German forces to withdraw

German VII and part of V Panzer armies are cut off in the Falaise-Argentan pocket

Patton reaches the Seine

The Vichy government is forced to flee to Belfort

Eastern Front

Soviet troops drive towards Jassy


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 August 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_08_19.html
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