Diary August 28, 1944

Tanks of the British 11th Armoured Division crossing the Seine
Tanks of the British 11th Armored Division crossing the Seine on a temporary bridge.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, August 28, 1944

Western Front

Americans reach Chateau-Thierry. British gain another bridgehead on lower Seine.

Air War

Britain: 90 out of 97 V-1s directed against London are destroyed by the defenses.

Home Fronts

Germany: Death of Ernst Thaelmann, former leader of German Communist Party, at Buchenwald; aged 58.
USA: Death of W. Franklin Knox, Secretary of the Navy since 1940; aged 70.

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