16 October 1944

October 1944

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Eastern Front

German inspired coup in Hungary overthrows the government that had signed a preliminary armistice on 11 October.

Soviet, Yugoslav and Bulgarian troops capture Nish

Soviet offensive aimed at East Prussia begins

Italy

US 5th Army begins an offensive aimed at Bologna

War at Sea

German submarine U-777 sunk at Wilhelmshaven

German submarine U-U-1006 sunk off the Faeroe Islands

Nimitz announces that at least 73 Japanese ships and 670 aircraft have been destroyed since 9 October


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 October 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_10_16.html
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