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Diary October 16, 1944


consumer goods rationed
All consumer goods in Germany are strictly rationed.
War Diary for Monday, October 16, 1944:

Western Front

US forces close the ring around Aachen.

Occupied Countries

Hungary: Ferenc Szalasi, leader of fascist ‘Arrow Cross’ Party appointed acting-Regent and ‘Royal Hungarian Premier’; his followers launch reign of terror against 160,000 Jews in the Budapest ghetto.

Home Fronts

Germany: Bread ration cut by 7 oz (0.26 kg) per week.

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