August 12, 1944 (Saturday)

German motorcycle messangers in Normandy

Artillery fire and bombs have smashed the German communications network, so motorcycle messangers must deliver the orders.

WESTERN FRONT
German 7th Army with­drawing from Mortain-Vire sector towards Argentan and Falaise.
PLUTO pipeline in operation between Island of Wight and Cherbourg.

AIR WAR
Europe: Italian-based US bombers attack Bordeaux-Merignac air­field, then fly on to Britain.

DIPLOMACY
Churchill meets Tito.


 

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