Diary June 28, 1944

IS 2 heavy tank
Stalin tank supports infantry attack.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, June 28, 1944:

Eastern Front

Central Sector: 3rd BRF and supporting tank army, begin crossing river Berezina. Field Marshal Busch dismissed from Army Group Centre; Field Marshal Model, commander of Army Group North Ukraine, to command both Groups.

Western Front

Normandy: British 2nd Army crosses river Odon, southwest of Caen.

Occupied Territories

France: Philippe Henriot, Vichy Minister of Information and Propaganda, shot dead by the Resistance.

Home Fronts

USA: Republican convention nominates Dewey for president.

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