Diary December 19, 1944

captured US pioneer bridge
By German commandos captured and by a 20mm Flak 38 secured US pioneer bridge at an advance road in the Ardennes.
War Diary WW2 for Tuesday, December 19, 1944:

Western Front

Montgomery to command all Allied forces north of the ‘Bulge’, including US 1st and 9th Armies; Bradley to command US 3rd Army and other forces to the South. German Panzers reach Bastogne and Houffalize.

Sea War

Pacific: Japanese carrier Unryu sunk by US submarine Redfish.

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