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Diary May 25, 1944

SS-Parachute Battalion 399 hunts Tito
Members of SS-Parachute Battalion 399 at Drvar, during Operation ‘Roesselsprung’ (‘Knight’s Move), the hunt for Tito.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, May 25, 1944:

Occupied Territories

Yugoslavia: Tito narrowly escapes capture when German airborne force, supported by Stukas, attacks his secret HQ in Bosnian mountains.
France: Resistance raid halts production of artillery pieces at Arsenal National, Tarbes.


Italy: Allied column, from Anzio meets US 2nd Corps (5th US Army) near Latina (Pontine Marshes). British 8th Army crosses river Melfa in strength.

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