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Diary January 6, 1944


T-34-85 Model 1943
Delivery of the new T-34-85 Model 1943 to a Red Army unit. The tanks on this picture were donated by the Orthodox Church.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, January 6, 1944:

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Rokitno (East Poland) captured by Russians.

Air War

Britain/USA: Joint RAF-USAAF statement discloses the hitherto secret development of jet aircraft in Britain and USA. Full details of the Whittle turbojet given to General Arnold, USAAF, in July 1941.

Southeast Asia

Burma: Brigade-General Merrill to command volunteer unit (‘Merrill’s Marauders’).

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