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Diary August 12, 1944


German motorcycle messangers in Normandy
Artillery fire and bombs have smashed the German communications network, so motorcycle messengers must deliver the orders.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, August 12, 1944:


WESTERN FRONT
German 7th Army with­drawing from Mortain-Vire sector towards Argentan and Falaise.
PLUTO pipeline in operation between Island of Wight and Cherbourg.

AIR WAR
Europe: Italian-based US bombers attack Bordeaux-Merignac air­field, then fly on to Britain.

DIPLOMACY
Churchill meets Tito.

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