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1944

  • January 6th - Soviets advance into Poland.
  • January 22nd - Allied landings in Anzio.
  • January 27th - End of siege of Leningrad.

  • March 19th - Hungary occupied by German Army.

  • April 10th - Soviets capture Odessa.

  • May 9th - Sevastopol falls to Soviets.

  • June 4th - Rome captured by Allies.
  • June 6th - Operation Neptune/Overlord - Allied invasion of Normandy.
  • June 27th - US Army captures Cherbourg.

  • July 3rd - Soviets re-capture Minsk.
  • July 7th - Japanese defeat on Saipan.
  • July 9th - Allies capture Caen.
  • July 20th - German assassination attempt on Hitler fails.
  • July 21st - US landings on Guam.
  • July 25th - Beginning of Operation Cobra - Allied breakout from Normandy.
  • July 28th - Soviets take Brest-Litovsk.

  • August 4th - Allies liberate Florence.
  • August 15th - Operation Anvil - Allied landings in South of France.
  • August 25th - Allies liberate Paris.
  • August 28th - Liberation of Marseilles/Toulon.
  • August 30th - Germans abandon Bulgaria.
  • August 31st - Soviets capture Bucharest.

  • September 2nd - Pisa liberated.
  • September 3rd - Antwerp/Brussels liberated.
  • September 5th - Soviets declare war on Bulgaria.
  • September 12th - Le Havre liberated.
  • September 17th - Operation Market Garden - failed airborne assault in Holland.
  • September 22nd - Boulogne liberated.
  • September 26th - Estonia occupied by Soviets.
  • September 28th - Liberation of Calais.

  • October 1st - Soviets enter Yugoslavia.
  • October 4th - Allies land in Greece.
  • October 14th - Athens liberated.
  • October 20th - Liberation of Belgrade.
  • October 21st - Allies capture Aachen.
  • October 23rd - Soviets enter East Prussia.

  • November 4th - Surrender of Axis forces in Greece.
  • November 24th - French capture Strasbourg.

  • December 16th - German attack through Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge begins.
  • December 26th - US troops hold Bastogne - Ardennes offensive stalls.

 

 

 

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