26 September 1944

September 1944

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Western Front

Operation Berlin, the plan to evacuate the survivors of the 1st British Airborne Division west across the Rhine after the failure of the attack on Arnhem, starts this evening.

British 2nd Army expands the Nijmegen salient

Italy

British 8th Army crosses the Rubicon

Eastern Front

Soviet Leningrad Front isolates German Army Group North in the Baltic.

Soviet troops capture Talinn and reach Baltic coast.

War at Sea

German submarines U-871 sunk with all hands off the Azores

Occupied Europe

A conference is held to discuss the liberation of Greece


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 26 September 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_09_26.html
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