20 September 1944

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Pacific

F+3 on Angaur: US Troops destroy last pocket of Japanese resistance in the south. Anguar is declared secure although four more weeks of fighting are needed to end all Japanese resistance.

Eastern Front

Soviet 4th Ukrainian Front enters Czechoslovakia

2nd Ukrainian Front enters Hungary

Provisional peace treaty between Finland and the Soviet Union is signed

Western Front

Lance Sergeant John D. Baskeyfield of the South Staffords wins a posthumous V.C. at Oosterbeek.

Allied troops capture both bridges at Nijmegen

Polish troops reach the Scheldte estuary

War at Sea

German submarine U-9 sunk in the Black Sea


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (27 December 2007), 20 September 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_09_20.html
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