Diary June 4, 1944

US soldiers advancing into Rome
US soldiers advancing under cover of M4 Sherman tanks into the suburbs of Rome.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, June 4, 1944:

Mediterranean

Italy: 5th US ARMY ENTERS ROME. MAAF fighter-bombers decimate German columns retreating north along Highways 1, 2 and 3, destroying or damaging 1,000 vehicles. By night, Wellingtons and B-24 Liberators plaster Highways 3 and 4 with heavy bombs.

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, Dead and Wounded, PoWs
British, “5,500”, (in Dead and Wounded)
US, “21,500”, (in Dead and Wounded)
Free-French, “10,500”, (in Dead and Wounded)
Poles, “4,000”, (in Dead and Wounded)
German, “10,000”, “20,000”
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