Red Army 1st Belorussian Front reaches outskirts of Warsaw. 3rd Belorussian Front reaches Gulf of Riga, thereby cutting off German Army Group North. 2nd Belorussian Front reaches East Prussian border.
Americans storm Japanese positions on Tinian.
Pacific: Americans land at Sansapor, near northwest tip of New Guinea.
Merchant shipping losses in July 1944: 12 Allied ships with 48,580 tons in Atlantic, 5 Allied ships with 30,176 tons elsewhere.
66 Japanese ships with 251,921 tons in Pacific.
22 U-boats sunk in the Atlantic, Arctic or Baltic (worldwide total of 22 losses), 15 new U-boats operational, 461 U-boats of all types total in service.
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Guderian to combine his existing duties, as Inspector General of Armored Troops, with new position of COAGS.
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Death of Marguerite A. Le Hand, personal secretary to President Roosevelt; aged 46.