Diary March 1, 1944

Speer and Milch
Armaments minister Speer (right) in a meeting with Field Marshal Milch (center) from the Luftwaffe, who is in charge of German aircraft production.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, March 1, 1944:

Home Fronts

Germany: Jaegerstab (Fighter Staff) set up under Saur of Speer’s Armaments Ministry to boost production of Me 109 and FW 190 to unprecedented levels. Many new assembly lines established in salt mines and tunnels; component stockpiles to be used up; plans for large-scale production of Me 262 abandoned.

Eastern Front

Northern Sector: Russians break German defences south of Narva.

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