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Diary August 24, 1944

Capturing of German POWs in Paris 1944
French FFA members are bringing in German prisoners in front of a M4 Sherman tank of the 2nd French Armored Division.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, August 24, 1944:


WESTERN FRONT
French 2nd Armored Division enters Paris. Allied forces take Cannes.

HOME FRONTS
Germany: All theaters, music-halls and cabarets to be closed from September 1; all holidays suspended, students mobilized; all compassionate leave stopped for armed forces.
Romania: Romanian Royal Guards defeat German attempts to occupy Bucharest. Stukas attack the Palace.


AIR WAR
RAF Coastal Command attacks German evacuation ships off Le Havre.

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